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Aneurysms of the palmar arch and a proper digital artery: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1404066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The first reported case of multiple aneurysms of both the palmar arch and a proper digital artery is described. A palmar arch aneurysm was excised, and two end-to-end anastomoses were necessary to restore the blood flow. Microsurgical repair was the only possible treatment in this case. The authors believe that the vascular anatomy should always be restored as naturally as possible. No treatment was necessary for the more distal aneurysms.
Authors:
M Lanzetta; U Fox
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of reconstructive microsurgery     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0743-684X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reconstr Microsurg     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-30     Completed Date:  1992-10-30     Revised Date:  2011-02-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502670     Medline TA:  J Reconstr Microsurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Microsurgery Center Microsearch Foundation of Australia, Sydney Hospital Hand Unit.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm / epidemiology*,  etiology,  surgery
Athletic Injuries / complications
Female
Fingers / blood supply*
Hand / blood supply*
Hand Injuries / complications
Humans
Microsurgery / methods
Regional Blood Flow / physiology

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