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Sciatic nerve compression by an aneurysm of the internal iliac artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4053476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 73-year-old female with severe sciatica suffered from an aneurysm of the left internal iliac artery. At first minimal caudographic abnormalities suggested intervertebral disc herniation and lumbar root compression but at exploratory surgery the diagnosis had to be rejected. Once the correct diagnosis was established by echography, CT-scanning and angiography surgical treatment of the aneurysm resulted in complete recovery. Because sciatic nerve lesions due to aneurysms in the pelvic region very seldom occur and may be the cause of diagnostic confusion, symptoms and treatment of these aneurysms are discussed.
Authors:
J A Geelen; R de Graaff; R G Biemans; R L Prevo; P W Koch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0303-8467     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-16     Completed Date:  1985-12-16     Revised Date:  2009-10-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502039     Medline TA:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aneurysm / complications*
Female
Humans
Iliac Artery*
Nerve Compression Syndromes / etiology*
Sciatic Nerve*

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