Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 451–455 | Cite as

Delayed intra-articular pseudoaneurysm of the dorsalis pedis artery following arthroscopic Broström results in an unusual clinical presentation

  • Samia Sayyid
  • Sameh Labib
  • Yazan Duwayri
  • Felix Gonzalez
  • Adam Daniel SingerEmail author
Case Report


Pseudoaneurysms of the dorsalis pedis artery are rare complications following arthroscopic surgery. This manuscript reports a case of an intra-articular pseudoaneurysm presenting nearly 5 months following an arthroscopic Broström procedure. The rarity of this complication and the patient’s unusual clinical presentation prompted the use of imaging to diagnose the problem and guide management. Although imaging artifacts are often a nuisance, recognition of clinically relevant artifacts can help make a diagnosis. This case illustrates such a situation.


Pseudoaneurysm Dorsalis pedis artery Imaging artifacts Arthroscopic Broström procedure 


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The authors have no relevant conflicts to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samia Sayyid
    • 1
  • Sameh Labib
    • 2
  • Yazan Duwayri
    • 3
  • Felix Gonzalez
    • 1
  • Adam Daniel Singer
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Division of Musculoskeletal ImagingEmory University HospitalAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsEmory University HospitalAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular TherapyEmory University HospitalAtlantaUSA
  4. 4.Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences Section of Musculoskeletal ImagingEmory University HospitalAtlantaUSA

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