Skip to main content

Table 1 Past reports of infected aneurysms of the vertebral arteries: a systematic review

From: An infected aneurysm of the vertebral artery following cervical pyogenic spondylitis: a case report and literature review

Reference Age (years), sex Cause Responsible bacteria Treatment
Flye et al. 1971 [10] 42, Male Iatrogenic S. aureus Surgery (rupture)
Singh et al. 2005 [11] 7, Male Infective endocarditis Unknown Surgery
Gupta et al. 2014 [12] 25, Male Lemierre’s disease Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) Antibiotics
Hashimoto et al. 2015 [13] 75, Male Cholangitis S. aureus Endovascular Surgery
Current report 59, Male Pyogenic spondylitis S. aureus Endovascular Surgery
  1. S. aureus: Staphylococcus aureus