Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 482--484

Popliteal artery aneurysms: Role of primary care physicians


Saravanan Balachandran1, Rajkumar Murugesan2, K Jayachander2, Suganya Muthukkaruppiah1 
1 Department of Vascular Surgery, Mount Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Vascular Surgery, Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Saravanan Balachandran
Plot No. 63, Kesari Nagar, Adambakkam, Chennai - 600 088, Tamil Nadu
India

Popliteal artery aneurysms are the common peripheral artery aneurysm. Aneurysm due to exostosis is rare in occurrence. Here, we present a rare presentation of popliteal artery aneurysm in siblings which was managed by aneurysm excision and revascularization with interposition reversed long saphenous vein graft in one child and follow-up in the other.


How to cite this article:
Balachandran S, Murugesan R, Jayachander K, Muthukkaruppiah S. Popliteal artery aneurysms: Role of primary care physicians.J Family Med Prim Care 2016;5:482-484


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Balachandran S, Murugesan R, Jayachander K, Muthukkaruppiah S. Popliteal artery aneurysms: Role of primary care physicians. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Aug 26 ];5:482-484
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