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Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery mimicking tumorous condition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22066090     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Diagnosing pseudoaneurysms of the popliteal artery is usually straightforward in physical examinations and imaging findings. However, when a pseudoaneurysm shows a soft tissue mass with adjacent osseous change, it can mimic a bone tumor or a soft tissue sarcoma. We present a case of a 65-year-old man who had a pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery showing soft tissue mass and insinuating into the intramedullary cavity of the tibia. This presented case emphasizes the importance of considering pseudoaneurysms in the differential diagnosis of an apparent soft tissue mass with pressure erosion in adjacent bone.
Authors:
Yeo Ju Kim; Wan Ki Baek; Jang Yong Kim; Sun-Won Park; Yong Sun Jeon; Kyung-Hee Lee; Soon Gu Cho; Myung-Kwan Lim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Korean Surgical Society     Volume:  80 Suppl 1     ISSN:  2093-0488     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Surg Soc     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-08     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101564795     Medline TA:  J Korean Surg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S71-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Inha University Hospital, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.
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