PMID: 8102413Aug 1, 1993Paper

Acute compartment syndrome of both lower legs caused by ruptured tibial artery aneurysm in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa: a case report and review of literature

Journal of Vascular Surgery
N Hasaniya, J T Katzen

Abstract

A unique case of acute compartment syndrome of both lower legs caused by a ruptured tibial artery in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa is reported. No similar cases have been reported in the literature. A review of the literature on ruptured aneurysms in patients with polyarteritis nodosa is discussed.

Citations

Oct 8, 1999·Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma·R C Rooney, R C Rooney
Aug 6, 2005·Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences : MRMS : an Official Journal of Japan Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine·Hiroya SakaiKoichi Saotome
Nov 2, 2015·Journal of Surgical Case Reports·Jiten P KalyanIoannis Prionidis

Related Concepts

Compartment Syndromes
Leg
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Rupture, Spontaneous
Tibial Arteries
Aneurysm, Ruptured

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