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Title: Acute Upper Limb Ischemia Due to Delayed Presentation of a Brachial Artery Pseudoaneurysm Post-Venipuncture.
Authors: Lee, Adele H H;Qi, Sara D;Chiang, Nathaniel
Affiliation: Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 18-Sep-2019
EDate: 2019-09-18
Citation: Vascular and endovascular surgery 2019; online first: 18 September
Abstract: Brachial artery pseudoaneurysms (BAPs) are rare but could lead to complications of high morbidity. We report a case of a BAP presenting with hand ischemia and median nerve neuropathy nearly a decade after the inciting iatrogenic trauma, successfully treated with excision and direct repair. This report highlights that untreated pseudoaneurysms can be indolent and present late with both symptoms of embolization and local compression.
DOI: 10.1177/1538574419877620
ORCID: 0000-0003-3653-682X
PubMed URL: 31533547
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: aneurysm
brachial artery
iatrogenic disease
median nerve
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