Popliteal arteriovenous fistula: post traumatic (on ultrasound)
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Patel M, Popliteal arteriovenous fistula: post traumatic (on ultrasound). Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 02 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-41770
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19 Dec 2015
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Penetrating injury by knife to popliteal region - about 1 wk back. Local suturing done. Now local bruit.
Age: about 10 yrs
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There is a hypoechoic tract from skin to artery.
There is a fistula between popliteal artery and vein; measuring about 2.5 mm.
There is no thrombosis of artery or vein.
Short venous segment caudal to fistula is dilated.
Tract passes just lateral to tibial nerve. Nerve is intact.
Findings of post-traumatic arteriovenous fistula in popliteal fossa.