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Persistent sciatic artery. Radiologic features and patient management.
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PMID:  16680268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Persistent sciatic artery PSA represents the persistence of the sciatic vessel in adult life that is responsible for the major blood supply to the lower limb in early embryologic development. The incidence of PSA has been estimated as low as 0.025-0.04%. We present 2 cases of PSA, one of which was complicated by an aneurysm that led to a life-threatening hemorrhage.
Timur Sindel; Saim Yilmaz; Ruhi Onur; Muzaffer Sindel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2006 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-08     Completed Date:  2006-07-28     Revised Date:  2008-06-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  721-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Antalya 07070, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Arteries / abnormalities
Arteriovenous Malformations / embryology*,  pathology,  surgery
Leg / blood supply*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Middle Aged

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