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Persistent high fever and systemic inflammation induced by percutaneous coronary intervention-related periaortitis

Author(s): Takamori Kakino | Tomohiro Nakayama | Hideo Yamamoto

Journal: Vascular Health and Risk Management
ISSN 1176-6344

Volume: 2009;
Issue: default;
Start page: 1059;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Takamori Kakino, Tomohiro Nakayama, Hideo YamamotoDepartment of Cardiology and Radiology, Kyushu Kosei–Nenkin Hospital, Kitakyushi City, JapanAbstract: After coronary catheterization, fever sometimes occurs, usually transiently. We report a very rare case that suggests persistent high fever and systemic inflammation might be caused by periaortitis induced by coronary catheterization including percutaneous coronary intervention.Keywords: periaortitis, percutaneous coronary intervention, fever, computed tomography
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