Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
Post coronary angioplasty with femoral approach.
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Color Doppler ultrasound exam revealed a "yin-yang" sign, compatible with femoral artery pseudoaneurysm.
Clinical signs of arterial injury were present (pulsating lump, vascular murmur).
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