Worsening of a superficial femoral artery occlusion

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Rest pain in the left leg.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

Multiple stenoses and occlusion of the left superficial femoral artery and occlusion of the right femoral artery.

DSA (angiography)

Three days after the MRI the occlosion was now far more proximal and endovascular treatment was dismissed in favor of open surgery (femoro-popliteal bypass).

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Case information

rID: 15767
Published: 6th Nov 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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