Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 929–932 | Cite as

Ultrasound and magnetic resonance angiography features of post-traumatic ulnar artery pseudoaneurysm: a case report and review of the literature

  • David Coll GimenezEmail author
  • Oscar Valencoso Gilabert
  • Joan Gimenez Ruiz
  • Carles Yanguas Muns
  • Josep Badal Alter
  • M. Dolors Rosines Cubells
Case Report


Ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms are very uncommon. The least common etiological mechanism is a single direct trauma. It is important to identify these lesions, which may have important clinical complications such as distal thrombosis with digital ischemia or gangrene. This report describes the features of sonography and magnetic resonance angiography of a histologically confirmed ulnar artery pseudoaneurysm.


Ulnar artery Sonography Magnetic resonance angiography Wrist Hypothenar hammer syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Coll Gimenez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Oscar Valencoso Gilabert
    • 1
  • Joan Gimenez Ruiz
    • 2
  • Carles Yanguas Muns
    • 1
  • Josep Badal Alter
    • 3
  • M. Dolors Rosines Cubells
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyFundació Althaia. Xarxa Assistencial de ManresaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyInstitut Mèdic per la ImatgeBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Department of PathologyFundació Althaia. Xarxa Assistencial de ManresaBarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryFundació Althaia. Xarxa Assistencial de ManresaBarcelonaSpain

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