Pulsatile buttock mass: report of two cases and a review of the literature.


The presence of any pulsatile mass suggests an underlying aneurysm. When such masses occur in the buttock, the differential diagnosis includes aneurysms arising from branches of gluteal vessels or aneurysms developing in a persistent sciatic artery (PSA). The investigation and management of two patients with pulsatile masses are described. Review of the… (More)