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Giant iliac vein aneurysm secondary to long standing traumatic popliteal arteriovenous fistula.
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PMID:  22482389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 48-year-old man presented with a traumatic arteriovenous fistula (AVF) in the left popliteal space, due to a bullet injury 20 years back. A computed tomographic (CT) angiography revealed an AVF in the left popliteal space with an associated large iliac vein aneurysm (9.2 x 9.0 cms). Primary repair of the AVF was done. A Doppler scan showed marked reduction in the size of the aneurysm, 4 months after surgery. Cases associated with a venous aneurysm distant from the site of AVF are rare and there are only 7 cases reported in the international literature.
Maarij Masood; Shazia Shaikh Abdullah; Kamal M Yousuf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1681-7168     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  264-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Emergency, Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College, Karachi.
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