Emergency Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 277–280

Dorsalis pedis aneurysm: ultrasound diagnosis

Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s10140-006-0558-9

Cite this article as:
Maydew, M.S. Emerg Radiol (2007) 13: 277. doi:10.1007/s10140-006-0558-9

Abstract

Aneurysm and pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery are rare vascular entities, producing a focal soft tissue mass in the dorsal foot. A case of dorsalis pedis aneurysm is reported, illustrating the utility of ultrasound as the key imaging modality for prompt, accurate diagnosis.

Keywords

Dorsalis pedis aneurysm Dorsalis pedis pseudoaneurysm Ultrasound Doppler ultrasound 

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© Am Soc Emergency Radiol 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyCreighton University Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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