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Dorsalis pedis artery pseudoaneurysm: an uncommon cause of soft tissue mass of the dorsal foot in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19242907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery is an extremely rare entity with only 3 pediatric cases previously presented in the English literature. We describe a new case and discuss the clinical presentation and surgical management. A 6-year-old boy was referred to our clinic because of a pulsatile tumor of the right dorsal foot increasing in size. A focused history found a low grade trauma to the dorsal foot one year previously. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a pseudoaneurysm of the DPA. Resection of the pseudoaneurysm was completed without complications. Pseudoaneurysm of the DPA is a very uncommon cause of soft tissue mass of the dorsal foot. It can appear after low grade trauma. Treatment is surgical.
G Bozio; F Tronc; P Douek; A Bozio; D Louis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1439-359X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-10     Completed Date:  2009-07-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Hôpital Louis Pradel, Bron, France.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery*
Foot / blood supply*
Foot Injuries / complications
Thrombosis / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery*
Tibial Arteries*
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures / methods

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