Deep femoral artery pseudoaneurysm - iatrogenic

Case contributed by Dr Ayaz Hidayatov


A patient presented with painful soft tissue swelling at the right thigh after 2 days of coronary catheter angiography.

Patient Data

Age: 50-55 years
Gender: Male

CT reveals large pseudoaneurysm of the right deep femoral artery (measured 4.6 x 3.3 cm) with an adjacent intramuscular hematoma.

Case Discussion

Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm is a common complication after a cardiac intervention or femoral artery catheterization.

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Case information

rID: 67587
Published: 13th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Medistyle hospital

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