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Lumbosacral plexopathy due to common iliac artery aneurysm misdiagnosed as intervertebral disc herniation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18614317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of lumbosacral plexopathy caused by an isolated aneurysm in the common iliac artery. The patient presented with low back and buttock pain radiating to the right leg and numbness in the L5 and S1 dermatomes. A computed tomography scan showed an aneurysm of the right common iliac artery. This case serves to increase awareness of the possibility of lumbosacral plexopathy in patients with symptoms of a prolapsed intervertebral disc.
Authors:
Je Sung You; Yoo Seok Park; Saehwan Park; Sung Pil Chung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-07-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0736-4679     ISO Abbreviation:  J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8412174     Medline TA:  J Emerg Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  388-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; Ulsan Fire Department Headquarters, Ulsan, Republic of Korea.
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