Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome.

  title={Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome.},
  author={Susan M. Joy and Raul Raudales},
  journal={Current sports medicine reports},
  volume={14 5},
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… CONTINUE READING