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Surgery Today

, Volume 32, Issue 8, pp 756–757 | Cite as

A Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Dorsalis Pedis Artery: Report of a Case

  • Shohei Yamaguchi
  • Shinsuke Mii
  • Yoshikazu Yonemitsu
  • Hiroyuki Orita
  • Hisanobu Sakata

Abstract.

A 63-year old woman underwent a resection of a pseudoaneurysm in the dorsalis pedis artery. The aneurysm was suggested to have formed because of a bruise on the dorsal aspect of the foot 5 years previously. This is a rare case of a traumatic aneurysm in the peripheral artery.

Key words Trauma Pseudoaneurysm Dorsalis pedis artery 

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© Springer-Verlag 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shohei Yamaguchi
    • 1
  • Shinsuke Mii
    • 1
  • Yoshikazu Yonemitsu
    • 2
  • Hiroyuki Orita
    • 1
  • Hisanobu Sakata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Nippon Steel Yawata Memorial Hospital, 1-1-1 Harunomachi, Yawatahigashi-ku, Kitakyushu 805-0050, JapanJP
  2. 2.Division of Pathophysiological and Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, JapanJP

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