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VOLUME 3 , ISSUE 3 ( December, 2008 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Profunda femoris artery pseudoaneurysm after surgery and trauma

Koray Unay, Oguz Poyanli, Kaya Akan, Arzu Poyanli

Keywords : Aneurysm, false, Femoral artery, Femur, Femoral fractures, Osteonecrosis

Citation Information : Unay K, Poyanli O, Akan K, Poyanli A. Profunda femoris artery pseudoaneurysm after surgery and trauma. 2008; 3 (3):127-129.

DOI: 10.1007/s11751-008-0043-y

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 31-12-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pseudoaneurysms of the profunda femoris artery have been reported following different types of trauma and from orthopedic procedures performed in the proximal femur. Two cases of profunda femoris artery pseudoaneurysm with two rare causes are presented. The first one is a core decompression of femoral head for osteonecrosis and the second one is a proximal femur fracture nailing. Awareness and careful follow-up are the key issues for the early diagnosis.


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