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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 606921, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/606921
Case Report

Endocarditis-Induced Mycotic Brain Aneurysm following Right MCA Stroke

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1329 SW 16th Street, P.O. Box 100186, Gainesville, FL 32610-0186, USA

Received 5 February 2012; Accepted 3 April 2012

Academic Editors: H. David and K. Imanaka

Copyright © 2012 Brandon Allen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

The diagnosis of cerebrovascular accident is extremely common in emergency medicine; however, CVA resulting from hemorrhage following mycotic brain aneurysm following embolic stroke is extremely uncommon. This case reports such an event.