Adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery
35-year- old male with recent intermittent claudication (walking distance 250m) of the left calf.
The popliteal artery is expanded and is of high T2 signal. The lumen is compressed by cystic regions. The features are consistent with adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery.
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