Unusual complication of femoro-popliteal saphenous vein bypass--aneurysm formation.


An aneurysm as an unusual complication of saphenous vein bypass for femoro-popliteal occlusive disease is reported. The aneurysm developed 1 year following the bypass procedure. A diagnosis of Behçet's disease based on microscopic immunological examination and the clinical picture was suspected following successful aneurysmectomy.