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Spontaneous dissection of common iliac artery. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15181509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spontaneous dissection of the iliac artery is very rare but known as a complication of high-energy traumatic injuries and has been reported in connection with pregnancy, collagen diseases, and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. The authors report a 42-year-old man with an acute dissection of the common iliac artery during exercise. Groin pain and claudication were the early symptoms. Computerized angiotomography was diagnostic. Operative iliac artery reconstruction was performed. A prerelease control computed tomography examination showed a dissection of the distal aorta and left iliac artery. To their knowledge, the combination of the 2 dissections has not been previously published.
H Savolainen; G Heller; A Fleischmann; M K Widmer; T P Carrel; J Schmidli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1538-5744     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:    2004 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-07     Completed Date:  2004-09-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Aneurysm, Dissecting / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / complications,  radiography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Iliac Aneurysm / complications,  radiography,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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