Missed diagnosis of ankle pseudoaneurysm following ankle arthroscopy: a case report

@inproceedings{Ramavath2009MissedDO,
  title={Missed diagnosis of ankle pseudoaneurysm following ankle arthroscopy: a case report},
  author={Ashok L Ramavath and Julie A Cornish and Muthu Ganapathi and Dean Thomas Williams},
  booktitle={Cases journal},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Pseudoaneurysm formation is rare complication after arthroscopy with incidence of 0.008%, easy to misdiagnose. Its potential catastrophic sequelae should not be underestimated. CASE PRESENTATION We present a case of missed diagnosis of traumatic anterior tibial artery pseudoaneurysm in a 39 years old female, instead treated as post operative arthroscopy infection. The diagnosis was confirmed with a duplex ultrasound scan and referred to the vascular surgeon with successful out come… CONTINUE READING

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