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Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery with an unusual arteriographic presentation. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3409569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudoaneurysms caused by osteochondromas during the second decade of life are well known. Arteriography is generally helpful in the diagnosis of a false aneurysm. In a 30-year-old man, the case was unique in that the arteriogram failed to show the aneurysm at all. Physical examination revealed yellow discoloration and tiny hemangiomas of the skin over the fossa poplitea. More emphasis should be placed on the physical examination and less on the arteriogram in making a correct diagnosis.
R C Marcove; B G Lindeque; M F Silane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical orthopaedics and related research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0009-921X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-04     Completed Date:  1988-10-04     Revised Date:  2005-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0075674     Medline TA:  Clin Orthop Relat Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  142-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / etiology,  radiography*
Bone Neoplasms / complications
Chondroma / complications
Popliteal Artery / radiography*

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