Persistent high fever and systemic inflammation induced by percutaneous coronary intervention-related periaortitis
Takamori Kakino, Tomohiro Nakayama, Hideo Yamamoto
Department of Cardiology and Radiology, Kyushu Kosei–Nenkin Hospital, Kitakyushi City, Japan
Abstract: 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