Popliteal artery aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Chia Wei Oh

Presentation

Right leg pallor and pulseless

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
CT

This CTA demonstrates a fusiform aneurysm of the right popliteal artery.

Case Discussion

Patient subsequently underwent femoral-popliteal bypass surgery. It is very important to diagnose popliteal artery aneurysm as it can cause significant thrombotic complication. It is the most common form of peripheral arterial aneurysm.

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Case information

rID: 25713
Case created: 4th Nov 2013
Last edited: 26th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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