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Ruptured popliteal aneurysm resulting from neurofibromatosis-a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16193219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rupture of an aneurysm in a patient suffering from neurofibromatosis is a rare though documented complication. Presented here is the case of a 33-year-old woman with known neurofibromatosis who underwent repair of a symptomatic popliteal aneurysm. The presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment are discussed, and the literature is reviewed on this rare entity.
Alicia Bueno; Francisco Acín; Jose M Rodríguez; Jose R March; Luis de Benito; Jose L Fernández-Casado
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1538-5744     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-29     Completed Date:  2006-08-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  449-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Vascular Surgery Department, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Getafe, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, Ruptured / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Neurofibromatoses / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Popliteal Artery* / pathology,  surgery
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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