Radial artery pseudoaneurysm
Erythema, swelling and pain at volar aspect of right wrist. Pulsatile collection palpable. On treatment for infected distal forearm collection post arterial line insertion during admission for STEMI three weeks prior.
Ultrasound Right Wrist
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A 20 x 16 x 15 mm pseudoaneurysm arising from the radial artery is present.
This is a case of a distal radial artery pseudoaneurysm arising in the setting of previous arterial line insertion with overlying soft tissue infection. The pseudoaneurysm was surgically explored and excised. There was adequate collateral flow from the ulnar artery.