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Adventitial cystic disease of common femoral vein.
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PMID:  22066091     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Adventitial cystic disease (ACD) of venous system is an extremely rare condition. Very few reports of ACD in venous system have been described. In this report we discuss two cases of common femoral vein ACD that presented with a swollen leg by the obstruction of the vein. Ultrasound imaging showed the typical hypoechoic fluid filled cyst with a posterior acoustic window. Computed tomography scan and ascending venogram showed a stenosis to flow in the common femoral vein caused by an extrinsic mass. Trans-adventitial evacuation of cyst with removal of vein wall was performed for both cases. During operation we found the gelatinous material in the cysts arising in the wall of the common femoral vein and compressing the lumen. The patients were released after short hospitalization and have remained symptom free with no recurrence.
Authors:
Woo-Hyung Kwun; Bo-Yang Suh
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Korean Surgical Society     Volume:  80 Suppl 1     ISSN:  2093-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Surg Soc     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-08     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101564795     Medline TA:  J Korean Surg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S75-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea.
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