CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 211-213

Popliteal Artery Pseudoaneurysm with Arteriovenous Fistula after Arthroscopic Procedure in the Knee: Rare and Serious Complication


Department of Vascular Surgery, CHU Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Hamid Jiber
Department of Vascular Surgery, CHU Hassan II, Fes
Morocco
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_44_17

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Knee arthroscopy is a common procedure to treat sports injuries. It is a safe procedure with less injury to soft tissues and very few complications. Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery and/or arteriovenous fistulae is a rare complication of arthroscopic procedure of the knee. We report a case of popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm with arteriovenous fistulae after arthroscopic procedure of the knee in a younger sportsman.


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