Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 12

Stent Graft Repair of an Idiopathic Superficial Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm Presenting as Deep Vein Thrombosis

Sofia Isabel T Manlubatan, Leoncio L Kaw Jr* and Alduz Inri S Cabasa

Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital, Philippines

*Corresponding Author: Leoncio L Kaw Jr, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital, Philippines.

Received: October 15, 2021; Published: November 16, 2021

Abstract

Superficial femoral artery (SFA) pseudoaneurysms are relatively uncommon and are usually due to traumatic, infectious, or iatrogenic causes. We report a case of an 82-year-old male who presented with a two-week history of left lower extremity swelling associated with erythema, pain, and difficulty in ambulation. Venous duplex ultrasound revealed acute deep vein thrombosis involving the left femoral, popliteal, and peroneal veins, along with an incidental finding of a large pseudoaneurysm of the left superficial femoral artery. No precipitating causes were identified on history and clinical work-up. The SFA pseudoaneurysm was treated endovascularly using an iliac artery endoprosthesis. Immediate post-operative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on anticoagulation without any complications.

 

Keywords:  Superficial Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm; Deep Vein Thrombosis

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Citation

Citation: Leoncio L Kaw Jr., et al. “Stent Graft Repair of an Idiopathic Superficial Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm Presenting as Deep Vein Thrombosis". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.12 (2021): 14-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Leoncio L Kaw Jr., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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