Scimitar sign (cystic adventitial disease)

Scimitar sign traditionally referred to a catheter angiographic appearance, although it can also be seen on MRA and CTA. It denotes lateral displacement and stenosis of the popliteal artery in patients with cystic adventitial disease

Article information

rID: 12895
System: Vascular
Section: Signs
Tag: knee
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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