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Acute Thrombosis of External Iliac Artery Secondary to Endofibrosis.
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PMID:  21501946     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Iliac endofibrosis is a rare condition caused by chronic wall stress and a subsequent progressive fibrosis that usually affects the external iliac artery. It can present with intermittent claudication and is most commonly found in young athletes without significant risk factors for peripheral arterial disease. We present a case of acute thrombosis of the external iliac artery secondary to endofibrosis in a 38-year-old cyclist and describe the treatment options. For symptomatic patients and in case of long arterial occlusion, the treatment of choice is the surgical resection with autologous vein interposition.
Authors:
Federico Bucci; Nicolas Ottaviani; Philippe Plagnol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Sud Gironde, Langon, France.
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