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, 12 (3), 358-60

Cystic Adventitial Disease of the Popliteal Artery: An Infrequent Cause of Intermittent Claudication

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Cystic Adventitial Disease of the Popliteal Artery: An Infrequent Cause of Intermittent Claudication

[Article in English, Portuguese]
Paulo Kauffman et al. Einstein (Sao Paulo).

Abstract

Intermittent claudication is frequently associated with atherosclerotic disease, but differential diagnosis must be sought in patients with no traditional risk factors. Cystic adventitial disease, of unknown etiology, most frequently affects the popliteal artery, and occasionally presents as intermittent claudication. We report a case of this disease and the surgical treatment, and discuss some aspects related to etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

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Figure 1
Figure 1. Surgical site. Observe parietal irregularities in the popliteal artery
Figure 2
Figure 2. Incision in the artery. Drainage of a viscous material
Figure 3
Figure 3. Surgical specimen
Figura 1
Figura 1. Sítio operatório. Observar irregularidades parietais da artéria poplítea
Figura 2
Figura 2. Secção da artéria. Saída de material gelatinoso
Figura 3
Figura 3. Espécime cirúrgico

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