Adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery

Case contributed by Dr Petralli Carlo Lucius E


Recent intermittent claudication (walking distance 250m) of the left calf.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

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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Case information

rID: 11035
Published: 10th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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