Vascular problems of the lower extremity in athletes.

@article{Cohn1990VascularPO,
  title={Vascular problems of the lower extremity in athletes.},
  author={Sherman L Cohn and Wendell C Taylor},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={449-70}
}
The vascular anatomy of the lower extremity predisposes the popliteal area to traumatic injury owing to tethering at the adductor hiatus and the soleus arch. Knee dislocations should be followed with arteriography or exploration of the vessels. Epiphyseal separations of the proximal tibia and distal femur, as well as fractures about the knee, should be observed closely for 24 to 48 hours to ensure that the vascular status is intact. Traumatic pseudoaneurysms may arise from seemingly minor… CONTINUE READING

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Traumatic pseudoaneurysms may arise from seemingly minor trauma and are treated surgically .
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