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Popliteal artery entrapment

Ilya Igolnikov, Matthew J Santiago, Kathryn T Gollotto
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September 2016: PM & R: the Journal of Injury, Function, and Rehabilitation
Mohamed Jarraya, Salmi Simmons, Alik Farber, Oleg Teytelboym, Nicolas Naggara, Ali Guermazi
Uncommon diseases of the popliteal artery include cystic adventitial disease, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) and popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA). Because all of these conditions may present with pain or intermittent claudication, imaging is crucial for differentiating them and directing management. Delayed diagnosis can lead to major complications, including acute limb ischemia. Our aim is to provide an illustrative overview of these conditions in order to make radiologists aware of them and avoid misdiagnosis for timely appropriate management...
October 2016: Insights Into Imaging
E V Rouwet, S Ten Raa, H J M Verhagen
A 14-year-old girl presented with a progressively cold, pale foot. Pedal pulses were absent and there was sensory and motor loss. CT angiography revealed a thromboembolic occlusion of the crural arteries and a popliteal artery entrapment. Following thromboembolectomy with popliteal artery patch angioplasty and release of the gastrocnemius muscle, the girl fully recovered.
2016: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
Kyoung Jin Cho, Sangkuk Kang, Sanghyung Ko, Junghyun Baek, Yeongkyun Kim, Noh Kyoung Park
Popliteal entrapment syndrome caused by isolated popliteus muscle enlargement is very rare, although its occurrence has been reported after discrete trauma. However, popliteal artery stenosis with combined peroneal and proximal tibial neuropathy caused by popliteus muscle enlargement without preceding trauma has not been reported. A 57-year-old man presented with a tingling sensation and pain in his left calf. He had no previous history of an injury. The symptoms were similar to those of lumbosacral radiculopathy...
June 2016: Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine
M B Bensaid, E Ouldsalek, P E Cheysson, K Kechabtia, B Feito, J M Davaine
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is a rare condition and its long-term outcome after surgical treatment is scarcely reported. We report the case of an aneurysmal degeneration of a venous bypass performed to treat PAES, which ultimately led to rupture. Hybrid treatment combining embolization and surgery resulted in favorable outcome. This case emphasizes the need for long-term follow-up after surgical treatment of PAES.
July 14, 2016: Annals of Vascular Surgery
Sho Hashimoto, Akihiko Takahashi, Yukio Mizuguchi, Takeshi Yamada, Norimasa Taniguchi, Tetsuya Hata
A 74-year-old man previously treated with bilateral femoro-popliteal bypass was referred to our hospital for the treatment of a severely tangled 4-Fr diagnostic catheter in the right brachial artery. We inserted a 5-Fr sheath introducer from the proximal right femoral artery and advanced a 5-Fr JR catheter to the right brachial artery. A Sion coronary guidewire was then advanced for the tip of the tangled catheter, and a 4-mm gooseneck snare catheter was inserted through the guidewire. The tip of the catheter was caught and successfully removed after clockwise untwisting...
March 11, 2016: Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics
Ayesha Abid, James Fitzhugh Kelley, Donald J Flemming, Matthew L Silvis
We present the case of a 28-year-old man with a growing mass in his right popliteal fossa causing pain on exertion. The differential diagnosis included Baker's cyst, entrapment syndrome of the popliteal artery, as well as a benign or malignant neoplasm. An ultrasound was non-specific. Follow-up MRI of the knee demonstrated cystic adventitial disease (CAD). With only about 500 cases reported in the literature since its discovery in 1947, CAD is a rare entity. The disease is characterised by mucinous or gelatinous cysts in the arterial or venous adventitia...
March 1, 2016: BMJ Case Reports
A Lejay, C Delay, Y Georg, S Gaertner, M Ohana, F Thaveau, J T Lee, B Geny, N Chakfe
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term outcomes following surgery for popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. METHODS: A retrospective study of all patients that underwent surgery for popliteal artery entrapment syndrome between January 2003 and December 2009 was performed. Patient demographic data, clinical features, imaging modalities, and surgical management were recorded. The primary outcome was 5 year patency. RESULTS: Eighteen patients (25 limbs) underwent surgery...
April 2016: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
S Regus, W Lang
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February 2016: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
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Pearson VM. You're the flight surgeon: popliteal artery entrapment. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2016; 87(1):75-78.
January 2016: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
Sathish Rajasekaran, Jonathan T Finnoff
Exertional leg pain is a common condition seen in runners and the general population. Given the broad differential diagnosis of this complaint, this article focuses on the incidence, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and management of common causes that include medial tibial stress syndrome, tibial bone stress injury, chronic exertional compartment syndrome, arterial endofibrosis, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, and entrapment of the common peroneal, superficial peroneal, and saphenous nerves...
February 2016: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Rachele Quested, Matthew Hislop, Zara Gomes
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2015: Current Sports Medicine Reports
Michael Czihal, Ramin Banafsche, Ulrich Hoffmann, Thomas Koeppel
Dealing with vascular compression syndromes is one of the most challenging tasks in Vascular Medicine practice. This heterogeneous group of disorders is characterised by external compression of primarily healthy arteries and/or veins as well as accompanying nerval structures, carrying the risk of subsequent structural vessel wall and nerve damage. Vascular compression syndromes may severely impair health-related quality of life in affected individuals who are typically young and otherwise healthy. The diagnostic approach has not been standardised for any of the vascular compression syndromes...
November 2015: VASA. Zeitschrift Für Gefässkrankheiten
Yong-Jae Kwon, Tae-Won Kwon, Eun Hae Um, Sung Shin, Yong-Pil Cho, Jong-Min Kim, Sang-Hoon Lee, Seung-Joon Hwang
PURPOSE: We report on cases of anatomical popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) caused by an aberrant plantaris muscle and highlight the involvement of this muscle in PAES. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seven symptomatic PAES legs in six patients treated at The Division of Vascular Surgery, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, between 1995 and 2011 were included in this study. We retrospectively analyzed patient records, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and/or computed tomography (CT) scans of the knee joint, Doppler pressure studies, CT angiographies, and conventional femoral arteriographies...
September 2015: Vascular Specialist International
Charles Williams, Dominic Kennedy, Matthew Bastian-Jordan, Matthew Hislop, Brendan Cramp, Sanjay Dhupelia
A new method of diagnosing and defining functional popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is described. By combining ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging techniques with dynamic plantarflexion of the ankle against resistance, functional entrapment can be demonstrated and the location of the arterial occlusion identified. This combination of imaging modalities will also define muscular anatomy for guiding intervention such as surgery or Botox injection.
September 2015: Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences
Susan M Joy, Raul Raudales
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) may be implicated as a cause of lower leg pain in active individuals. Though a relatively rare syndrome, it is likely underdiagnosed. History often includes exertional lower leg pain, cramping, and/or paresthesias rather quickly relieved by rest, though examination may be benign. When suspected, imaging is recommended to assess anatomic variations versus functional entrapment of the artery in the calf. Because there are a number of diagnostic modalities available, it seems prudent to begin with noninvasive testing, such as ultrasound with Doppler and provocative maneuvers...
September 2015: Current Sports Medicine Reports
Rachid Zaghloul, Hamza Naouli, Abdelatif Bouarhroum
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is a rare and underdiagnosed cause of claudication in young adult. The typical clinical feature is calf claudication; the following case reports describe 2 rare clinical aspects, acute limb ischemia and pulsatile mass revealing a bilateral anatomic entrapment. These cases suggest that an early diagnosis is mandatory to avoid a dramatic clinical outcome and to limit the surgical treatment to a myotomy.
November 2015: Annals of Vascular Surgery
James J Bresnahan, William L Hennrikus
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is a relatively rare condition that affects young adult athletes and often causes them to present to the emergency department. If left untreated, those who continue to compete at high levels may experience debilitating leg pain. Physicians may have difficulty differentiating CECS from other syndromes of the lower leg such as medial tibial stress syndrome, stress fractures, and popliteal artery entrapment. The gold standard for diagnosing CECS is intramuscular compartment pressure monitoring before and/or after 10 minutes of exercise...
2015: Case Reports in Orthopedics
Nedaa Skeik, Taylor M Thomas, Bjorn I Engstrom, Jason Q Alexander
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is an uncommon condition resulting from an abnormal anatomic relationship between the popliteal artery and the surrounding musculature. The compression created by this variance in anatomy can lead to ischemia and vascular claudication. The diagnosis of PAES requires a thorough patient history and physical exam, a high index of suspicion, and dedicated imaging techniques. Several treatment options are available, including surgical intervention, thrombolysis, or a combination of these depending on the clinical indication...
2015: International Journal of General Medicine
Ari J Mintz, Ido Weinberg
Atherosclerotic peripheral artery disease is the most common cause of intermittent claudication. Nonatherosclerotic peripheral artery disease is a heterogeneous collection of diseases affecting the extracoronary arteries which is not due to atherosclerosis. These diseases include, but are not limited to, popliteal artery entrapment syndrome, cystic adventitial disease, external iliac endofibrosis, and thromboangiitis obliterans. Due to its relatively low prevalence, nonatherosclerotic peripheral artery disease may be misdiagnosed leading to the mismanagement of potentially treatable conditions...
August 2015: Current Cardiology Reports
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