Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome: Report of 2 Critical Aspects Cases.

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is a rare and underdiagnosed cause of claudication in young adult. The typical clinical feature is calf claudication; the following case reports describe 2 rare clinical aspects, acute limb ischemia and pulsatile mass revealing a bilateral anatomic entrapment. These cases suggest that an early diagnosis is mandatory to avoid a dramatic clinical outcome and to limit the surgical treatment to a myotomy.

Lien externehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26315789
Disciplines associéesFaculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Fès
AuteurZaghloul R
Auteurs associésNaouli H, Bouarhroum A
DisciplineChirurgie Vasculaire
RevueAnn Vasc Surg
Référence Revue29(8):1662