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Very rare aetiology of giant popliteal pseudoaneurysm: anterior cruciate ligament surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18372488     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There are various causes of the formation of arterial pseudoaneurysms, including trauma, surgical procedures, infection and iatrogenic injuries. A popliteal aneurysm was detected in a patient with pain and discomfort in his leg. The patient had a history of knee surgery. The aneurysm was treated surgically. Aneurysms following penetrating arterial injury resulting from surgical intervention requiring the use of surgical devices is one of the possible traumatic causes.
M Kanko; L Buluc; S Yavuz; S Muezzinoglu; T Berki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1469-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-28     Completed Date:  2008-06-16     Revised Date:  2009-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of CardiovascularSurgery, Kocaeli University School ofMedicine, Kocaeli, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  surgery
Anterior Cruciate Ligament / injuries,  surgery*
Popliteal Artery*
Postoperative Complications / etiology*,  surgery

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