False aneurysm complicating closed femoral fracture in a child.

@article{Shah1993FalseAC,
  title={False aneurysm complicating closed femoral fracture in a child.},
  author={Amar S. Shah and Ruth D. Ellis},
  journal={Orthopaedic review},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={
          1265-7
        }
}
False aneurysms are a recognized but rare complication of closed fractures. The authors report the case of a false aneurysm of the superficial femoral artery complicating a closed transverse fracture of the femoral shaft in a child treated with skeletal traction. The literature of this entity is reviewed. 

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