Incidental popliteal artery aneurysm on MRI knee

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Recent fall, now swollen painful knee

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

Grossly degenerate knee witha large patially thrombosed (lamellated clot-filled) aneurysm of the popliteal artery (arrow).  Note pulsation artefact in the phase encoding direction.  Differentiates from other soft tissue masses behind the knee.

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Case information

rID: 31595
Published: 17th Oct 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Vascular
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