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Ulnar artery pseudoaneurysm in a patient with factor IX deficiency (hemophilia B).
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PMID:  19554182     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
The hypothenar hammer syndrome describes a constellation of symptoms resulting from repetitive trauma to the hypothenar eminence, often due to the use of the hand as a hammer. Sequelae of this syndrome include both true and false aneurysms, as well as thrombosis of the ulnar artery due to its vulnerability to blunt trauma as it exits Guyon's canal. Although this is a relatively well-documented phenomenon, an extensive review of the literature revealed that no cases have been described involving a patient with hemophilia. The present case describes a 46-year-old farmer with factor IX deficiency (hemophilia B) presenting with a 5 cm x 7 cm pseudoaneurysm of the ulnar artery of the right hand.
Mathew A Plant; Christopher G Scilley
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1195-2199     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-25     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434932     Medline TA:  Can J Plast Surg     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Shulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
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