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Ozdemir Huseyin - - 2009
We describe the case of a 22-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with vaginal bleeding after Caesarean section. A diagnosis of pseudoaneurysm of the uterine artery was established radiologically. Pseudoaneurysm of the uterine artery is an uncommon cause of delayed postpartum hemorrhage. This condition can be treated with ...
Nagayama Chiaki - - 2011
Rupture of a pseudoaneurysm after vaginal delivery is a rare cause of postpartum hemorrhage. A 29-year-old primigravida delivered a healthy boy by vacuum extraction at 38 weeks of gestation. The patient underwent repair of a right mediolateral episiotomy and left vaginal wall laceration. On the third postpartum day she experienced ...
Medel Ricky - - 2009
Pseudoaneurysms are rare lesions with a multitude of causes, including infectious, traumatic, and iatrogenic origins. In addition, there are a number of potential treatment options, all of which require consideration to determine the most appropriate management. Historically, surgical intervention has been the method of choice, but because the histopathological features ...
Kanwar Manreet - - 2009
We present a 17-y-old male who presented to the emergency room with left arm weakness along with slurred speech. On physical examination, he had stable vital signs with left facial weakness suggestive of lower motor neuron seventh nerve palsy. He was also noted to have a small pulsatile mass in ...
Ceyhan Meltem - - 2010
Pseudoaneurysm of lumbar artery is a rare and late complication of penetrating trauma. We report the Doppler ultrasonography and multidetector computed tomography angiography findings and endovascular embolization treatment of a pseudoaneurysm of lumbar artery in a 14-year-old girl following a gunshot wound.
Bernstein J M - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm occurring as a rare complication of parotid surgery (to the authors' knowledge, the first such case reported), to review the aetiology of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm, and to highlight pseudoaneurysm as a cause of facial swelling after parotidectomy. METHOD: A ...
Flum Andrew S - - 2009
We describe a child who presented with a traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm and arterioportal fistula, which were subsequently managed with an endovascular stent graft and coil embolization using flow control with balloon remodeling. This case demonstrates a rarely seen condition in the pediatric population and a novel management strategy, which ...
Yamashiro Satoshi - - 2009
We describe a case of pseudoaneurysm of the internal thoracic artery, which was probably caused by infection. Four weeks after aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass surgery, an 84-year-old woman suddenly developed painful sternal instability and hypotension, with active hemorrhage from a left parasternal swelling. Selective arteriography revealed a ...
Alvernia Jorge E - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We report a rare case of internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm owing to rhinocerebral mucormycosis and review 40 reported cases from 1980 to present. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 38-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 3-day history of headache, diplopia, and numbness in the distribution of the left ophthalmic and maxillary branches ...
Kawai Hideki - - 2009
We present a rare case of a ruptured intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm in a 59-year-old woman that occurred after a right upper lobectomy by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for lung cancer. The pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed by computed tomography and successfully treated with aneurysmectomy with proximal artery ligation, removing the hematoma. She improved ...
Ito Toshiro - - 2009
PURPOSE: Anastomotic pseudoaneurysm is a rare but life-threatening complication after thoracic aortic surgery. Endovascular stent-grafting is a less invasive treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysm; however, its clinical usefulness for anastomotic pseudoaneurysms following thoracic aortic surgery is unclear. METHODS: A series of 12 anastomotic pseudoaneurysms in 10 patients, which occurred following ...
Fukunaga Naoto - - 2010
An 83-year-old man reported falling and bumping his right lateral forehead on the ground 3 weeks previously. Physical examination revealed a soft, reddish swelling on the lateral forehead. Computed tomography confirmed a hematoma of the right lateral forehead. On the seventh hospital day, the swelling showed slight enlargement. Re-examination revealed ...
Jagia Priya - - 2011
Aneurysm of the branch pulmonary arteries are rare. The treatment options vary from case to case and include either surgery or percutaneous transcatheter treatment. The authors report a case of a 13-year-old boy who presented with a large pseudoaneurysm arising from the left lower lobe pulmonary artery. It was treated ...
Hettige R - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Pseudoaneurysms of the facial artery are an extremely rare development after blunt trauma. This paper aims to demonstrate the challenges faced during the diagnosis and subsequent management of this unusual cause of neck swelling. METHOD: We report the presentation, examination, investigation, management and potential complications of a case of ...
Kp Venkatesh - - 2009
A case of popliteal artery aneurysm after arthroscopic cystectomy of a popliteal cyst is an uncommon complication, and no case has been reported. We present a case of pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery after arthroscopic cystectomy of a popliteal cyst 2 months after surgery. Open excision of the pseudoaneurysm and ...
Forde James C - - 2009
Delayed presentation of a brachial artery pseudoaneurysm following penetrating trauma is infrequently reported. We report the case of a 23-year-old male who presented three months following a penetrating trauma to his antecubital fossa with a sudden exacerbation of swelling and tenderness of his elbow. Doppler ultrasound and computed tomography arteriography ...
Meis Alexandra - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: This study prospectively evaluated the impact of sonographic follow-up on the detection rate of access site complications in arterial angiography and determined parameters associated with major complications of the access site after arterial angiography. METHODS: Sonographic follow-up (mean +/- SD, 1.46 +/- 1.11 days after) of the access site ...
Reyes Karl G - - 2009
Pseudoaneurysms of the ascending aorta developing after previous aortic or aortic valve surgery pose a high risk of exsanguination upon sternal reentry. In the past, femorofemoral bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest before sternotomy was the preferred approach. Today, however, availability of the PORT-ACCESS EndoCPB system (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA) ...
Khan Shah-Naz Hayat - - 2009
The management of a ruptured pseudoaneurysm of intracranial vertebral artery (VA), which is the sole supplier to an isolated vertebrobasilar system, is challenging. The authors report on such a case in a 49-year-old man who suffered a grade III subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) caused by a dissecting fusiform pseudoaneurysm of the ...
Lee Kee Byoung - - 2009
We describe a case of 43-year-old man who had a pseudoaneurysm of the medial superior genicular artery after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy with standard anterolateral and anteromedial portals. Pseudoaneurysm of the medial superior genicular artery has been reported at the previous superomedial portal site after arthroscopy. Described herein is a unique ...
Vlachou Paraskevi A - - 2011
To audit our experience with ultrasound-guided thrombin injection for the treatment of iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysms. A retrospective study of 85 consecutive patients undergoing percutaneous ultrasound-guided thrombin injection of post-catheterization femoral pseudoaneurysms during the period January 2002 to May 2007. Pseudoaneurysms had a mean maximum diameter of 3.3cm (range 1.0-7.6cm) ...
Sirin Gökçe - - 2009
Mycotic aneurysm of the aorta is a rare but highly fatal complication of coronary bypass surgery. A 49-year-old man developed mycotic pseudoaneurysm in the ascending aorta after coronary bypass in another hospital. Computed tomography showed the pseudoaneurysm originated from the previous aortic cannulation site. The defect was successfully repaired with ...
Ginat Daniel T - - 2009
Pseudoaneurysm of the hepatic arteries is uncommon following liver transplantation and is usually iatrogenic. We describe a case of balloon angioplasty of a left hepatic artery stenosis complicated by an iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm. Resolution of the stenosis and the pseudoaneurysm was achieved through a combination of a bare stent and a ...
Ahn Heung-Sik - - 2010
INTRODUCTION: Pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery (STA) is usually caused by head or facial injury and is rarely reported in children. It is frequently discovered as a pulsatile cystic mass in the temple, and its diagnosis can be made with ultrasound or computerized tomography angiogram (CTA). Treatment modalities consist ...
Alonso Sebastian Fernandez - - 2009
Intercostal artery pseudoaneurysms are extremely rare. We present a case of an intercostal artery pseudoaneurysm after median sternotomy that was treated by ultrasound-guided percutaneous thrombin injection. They are a potential source of complications, especially haemothorax, and treatment is mandatory. Different methods may be used for the confirmatory diagnosis of false ...
Esfe A R G - - 2009
A high origin of the radial artery from the brachial artery is the most frequently encountered arterial anomaly in an upper extremity, and is reported in seven percent of individuals. This variant is vulnerable to injury because of its more superficial location. A 59-year-old man developed a pseudoaneurysm following the ...
Selçuk Hatice - - 2009
Pseudoaneurysm of the mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa (MAIF) is an uncommon but serious complication of aortic valve endocarditis. A 23-year-old woman was referred to our institution with the diagnosis of aortic valve endocarditis thought to be complicated by an aortic root abscess. Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography revealed a vegetation attached to the ...
Kapoor Baljendra S - - 2009
"Pseudoaneurysm" is a term that describes disruption of an artery with patent flow in a defined space beyond the confines of the vessels. A pseudoaneurysm can involve any vascular bed and is usually associated with direct arterial injury or erosion of an artery by an adjacent tumor or inflammation. In ...
Bozlar Ugur - - 2009
We report a 20-year-old male with rare asymptomatic aneurysm of the left ventricle that was concluded to be a pseudoaneurysm given its calcified walls and the history of severe blunt chest trauma 8 years ago. Multidetector computed tomography (CT) angiography of the coronary vessels helped exclude vascular insult and suggest ...
Damgaard Bodil - - 2009
We report a rare case of a pseudoaneurysm of the posterior circumflex humeral artery, probably related to a steroid injection in the shoulder 3 months earlier. The clinical presentation was atypical and the location not previously described in the literature. The patient was referred with a painless, nonpulsatile mass in ...
Goksu Erkan - - 2009
Superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm (STAP) is an uncommon complication of blunt and penetrating trauma. It accounts for only 1% of all traumatic aneurysms. Superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm usually has the characteristic appearance of a cystic pulsatile mass in the region of the superficial temporal artery. Here we present a case ...
Shenoy Pritom Mohan - - 2009
The popliteal artery is vulnerable to injury during surgeries performed around the knee joint. Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery following a high tibial osteotomy is rare. Few case reports describe the development of this complication after a lateral closing wedge high tibial osteotomy. Our patient underwent an uneventful medial opening ...
Kawai Nobuyuki - - 2010
Embolization using N-butyl-2-cyano-acrylate (NBCA) has been highly regarded for treating pseudoaneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, and hemorrhage of the visceral arteries. We report the case of a patient who fell from a cliff and sustained hemorrhagic shock with blunt abdominal aortic rupture and who underwent embolization using NBCA. This treatment achieved immediate ...
Gimenez David Coll - - 2009
Ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms are very uncommon. The least common etiological mechanism is a single direct trauma. It is important to identify these lesions, which may have important clinical complications such as distal thrombosis with digital ischemia or gangrene. This report describes the features of sonography and magnetic resonance angiography of ...
Sakurai Jun - - 2010
We describe a case of pulmonary artery (PA) pseudoaneurysm related to radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of lung tumor. We performed RFA for a pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma directly adjacent to a branch of the PA. Seventeen days later, the patient complained of hemoptysis. A chest CT image revealed PA pseudoaneurysm. Transcatheter coil ...
Juszkat Robert - - 2010
Pseudoaneurysms of the inferior gluteal artery (IGA) are rare and are often caused by trauma. Treatment options vary and include surgery, ultrasound-guided percutaneous thrombin injection, and endovascular procedures such as stent-graft placement, coil embolization, and glue injection. We report a 70-year-old male who presented to the hospital after a road ...
Mullen Russell - - 2009
Mycotic cystic artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare complication of cholecystitis, of which the main treatment has been cholecystectomy plus ligation of the cystic artery. We highlight our experience with successful coil embolisation of this condition without the need for surgical intervention. This is followed by a comprehensive review of the ...
Reis Fernando - - 2009
Pseudoaneurysms of the internal carotid artery are uncommon and normally secondary to trauma of the cervical region. Frequently it is the throat and neck doctor who evaluates these patients. We report on the case of a 15-year-old patient with active bleeding via the oral cavity, headache, and later hematoma in ...
Ellens Damien J - - 2010
Radiation induced carotid vasculopathy may present as steno-occlusive disease or less commonly as a pseudoaneurysm. The latter most often presents with a pulsatile mass but is a potential cause of life threatening hemorrhage. We present a case of a small common carotid artery (CCA) pseudoaneurysm that was initially dismissed as ...
Pero Thomas - - 2009
A 42-year-old male presented to the emergency department with pain and swelling of his distal right wrist. Bedside ultrasound placed over the swelling revealed a pseudoaneurysm of the radial artery. The patient received percutaneous thrombin injection of the aneurysm sac followed by direct ultrasound compression therapy of the pseudoaneurysm neck, ...
McEntegart Margaret B - - 2009
We report the first case of extensive cellulitis and staphylococcal bacteremia with the subsequent development of a remote mycotic pseudoaneurysm in the ipsilateral brachial artery following right transradial coronary angiography in a diabetic patient with previous right axillary node clearance. The potential for serious complication should be borne in mind ...
Alidoosti Mohammad - - 2009
Coronary artery perforation rarely occurs during or following percutaneous coronary intervention. Its consequences may range from minimal dye staining to tamponade and abrupt hemodynamic collapse. Coronary perforation during angioplasty can evolve into pseudoaneurysm. We report a case in which a vessel perforation and pseudoaneurysm were formed in the mid-portion of ...
Saint-Martin Pauline - - 2009
Subaortic pseudoaneurysms are rare but can be a cause of sudden death in young individuals. This case report involves a 20-year-old Vietnamese male who died suddenly from rupture of a subaortic pseudoaneurysm with resultant hemopericardium with tamponade. He had a history of bicuspid aortic valve with recent but healed Staphylococcal ...
Ruiz-Juretschke Fernando - - 2009
Blunt traumatic injuries of the intracranial carotid arteries can result in pseudoaneurysm formation. A pseudoaneurysm of the intracavernous carotid artery may rupture into the cavernous sinus, causing life-threatening epistaxis. We report a case of intracavernous traumatic psedoaneurysm presenting with delayed massive epistaxis. The endovascular treatment with overlapping self-expanding stents achieved ...
Martínez-Sánchez Patricia - - 2010
A 54-year-old man presented an acute stroke in the right middle cerebral artery territory. The carotid duplex ultrasound revealed an aneurismatic mass in the right proximal internal carotid artery (ICA) with a lumen and an organized thrombus inside. The multislice angio-CT (MSACT) showed a giant saccular pseudoaneurysm involving the right ...
Vilos George A - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a safe and durable alternative to hysterectomy for the treatment of fibroids. Complications arising in the femoral artery puncture site such as infection, bleeding, and hematoma formation have been reported. This is the first report of pseudoaneurysm formation following UAE. CASE: A 46-year-old primiparous ...
Kashir Abdulla - - 2010
Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy is believed to be associated with few complications. Vascular complications are rare, and we describe a case of iatrogenic pseudoaneursym formation of the dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) after ankle arthroscopy, using standard anteromedial and anterolateral ports, which has not been, we believe, previously reported in the literature. ...
Salinas Pablo - - 2009
A 59-year-old man presented with cardiogenic shock caused by acute right ventricular failure due to extrinsic compression of the right coronary artery by a thoracic aorta pseudoaneurysm. Angiography and real-time 3D transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) were performed and enough diagnostic accuracy was achieved to operate on the patient without further image ...
Skipworth J - - 2009
We present the case of a 45-year-old man, who presented to his local casualty department with severe epigastric pain following an alcohol binge, and was subsequently diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. Pancreatic necrosis with multiple collections ensued, necessitating transfer to an intensive care unit (ITU) in a tertiary hepatopancreaticobiliary centre. Initially, ...
Lal Anupam - - 2009
We report a case of a 43-year-old man who developed intractable hematuria after percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Angiography detected a pseudoaneurysm arising from the lower polar artery; however, embolization could not be performed because of unfavorable vascular anatomy. A percutaneous thrombin injection under ultrasound guidance initially controlled the bleeding, but hematuria subsequently ...
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