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An acute lower limb ischaemia with an unusual cause.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9659894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute arterial occlusion associated with an abdominal aortic aneurysm can occur as a result of acute thrombosis or embolism from a mural thrombus of the aneurysm. We report here a case of an unusual association between a seat belt injury and an acute ischaemic leg in a patient known to have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. We also demonstrate some difficult dilemma related to the use of anticoagulation in patients with multiple injuries.
L R Jiao; A Ramanathan; J Ackroyd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1078-5884     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-28     Completed Date:  1998-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512728     Medline TA:  Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex, England, U.K.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Anticoagulants / contraindications
Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal / complications*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications
Embolism / etiology*
Heparin / contraindications
Ischemia / etiology*
Leg / blood supply*
Multiple Trauma / therapy
Seat Belts / adverse effects
Thrombosis / complications
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 9005-49-6/Heparin

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