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Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery in a patient with multiple hereditary exostoses.
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PMID:  20926234     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present an interesting case of a 14-year-old girl with multiple hereditary exostoses. She presented with a few days history of a pulsative mass in the distal third of the right upper thigh. Leg radiography showed multiple exostoses of distal femur, proximal tibia, and fibula. Large pseudoaneurysm of popliteal artery was found in Doppler sonography. The diagnosis was verified with multi-slice computed tomography of both legs along with the digital subtraction angiography of right leg. The patient then underwent surgery. After surgery the patient's vascular status was regular, with no signs of pseudoaneurysm.
Authors:
Predrag Pavić; Domagoj Vergles; Mirko Sarlija; Marko Ajduk; Kristijan Cupurdija
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  268.e1-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia.
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