CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 201-202

A rare complication after blood donation: Brachial artery pseudoaneurysm


Department of Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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Dr. Lokesh Shekher Jaiswal
Department of Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
Nepal
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DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_6_18

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Pseudoaneurysm of brachial artery following whole blood donation is a very rare complication due to inadvertent arterial puncture. There are only a few cases reported in literature. Here, we describe this rare event in a young male whole blood donor presenting 2 months after blood donation with pulsatile swelling in the right antecubital fossa and paresthesia of hand. He was successfully managed with surgical intervention.


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