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Posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm of the brachial artery and postsurgical retraction of median nerve: description of a case and ultrasonography findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17151869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present the case of a 25-year-old man who developed a brachial artery pseudoaneurysm and a subsequent haematoma after a penetrating injury with a window glass. A surgical excision of the pseudoaneurysm (anterior access) and a drainage of the haematoma were performed. After surgery, the patient developed a median nerve paresis, secondary to the postsurgical scar located in the elbow flexure. The diagnosis of these two entities was performed with ultrasound. Ultrasonography is an excellent imaging tool to make the diagnosis of pseudoaneurysms and nerve pathology, determining the presence, localization and extent of neural damage.
Authors:
Marta Pelaz Esteban; Sara Beltrán de Otálora; Rosa M Landeras; Elena Gallardo; María Antonia Fernández Echevarría; Dolores Pérez Aguilar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-12-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency radiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1070-3004     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Radiol     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-07     Completed Date:  2007-10-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431227     Medline TA:  Emerg Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Radiology Department, Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, Avenida Valdecilla s.n., 39008 Santander, Spain. mirtitina@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Brachial Artery / injuries,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Cicatrix / complications*
Drainage
Hematoma / surgery,  ultrasonography
Humans
Male
Median Nerve / ultrasonography*
Median Neuropathy / etiology*,  ultrasonography*
Postoperative Complications
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Wounds, Penetrating / complications*

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