Annals of Vascular Diseases
Online ISSN : 1881-6428
Print ISSN : 1881-641X
ISSN-L : 1881-641X
Case Report
A Case of Popliteal Artery Aneurysm Associated with Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Hiroichiro YamaguchiTakashi MiuraKiyoyuki EishiNobuo Tsuda
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2010 Volume 3 Issue 2 Pages 140-143


Popliteal artery entrapment (PAE) is an uncommon syndrome. Although this phenomenon can cause claudication in younger populations, other clinical features may vary. The present report describes a case of a 48-year-old woman who was referred for treatment of a pulsatile mass in the right popliteal fossa. Computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated popliteal aneurysm associated with PAE. Resection of abnormal musculotendinous structures, aneurysmectomy and subsequent revascularization were successfully performed. Although PAE may lead to poststenotic dilatation and aneurysm formation, huge aneurysm without clinical signs of ischemia in a patient with PAE is extremely rare.

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