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Persistent sciatic artery--a curious vascular anomaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17630665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A persistent sciatic artery (PSA) is a rare vascular anomaly not extensively described in the interventional cardiology literature. Because of its vulnerable position, it is associated with a high risk of aneurysm formation, making it prone to thrombus formation with subsequent arterial insufficiency because of distal embolization. We report the case of an 80-year-old woman who was found to have bilateral PSA with unilateral aneurysm and evidence of possible distal embolization on conventional angiography.
Authors:
Samir N Patel; J P Reilly
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-30     Completed Date:  2007-09-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. samir_patel@rush.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm* / physiopathology,  radiography,  therapy
Arteries / abnormalities*,  pathology,  physiopathology
Female
Femoral Artery / abnormalities,  radiography
Humans
Iliac Artery / abnormalities,  radiography
Incidental Findings*
Popliteal Artery / radiography
Regional Blood Flow
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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