Mycotic aneurysm due to Burkholderia pseudomallei infection: case reports and literature review.Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Jan 01; 40(1):193-8.CI
Melioidosis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei infection is endemic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia. Cardiovascular complications resulting in mycotic aneurysms are very rare. To our knowledge, there have only been 6 isolated case reports published in the literature to date. We report 6 cases of melioidosis in Singapore that presented as aortic aneurysms.