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Infantile aortic aneurysm complicating umbilical arterial catheterisation
  1. A B Colclough,
  2. A J Barson


    A true aneurysm of the lower thoracic aorta in a preterm infant dying of septicaemia at 14½ weeks is described. This is a rare complication of infection associated with umbilical arterial catheterisation and the first case in which Pseudomonas aeruginosa was the likely causative organism.

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