Pulsatile Temporal Swelling—Successful Removal of a True Superficial Temporal Artery Aneurysm

  • Ibrahim Abdelhedy
  • Edwin StephenEmail author
  • Hanan Talib Ali Al.Maawali
  • Khalifa Nasser Salim Al-Wahahibi
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True superficial temporal artery aneurysms are rare, while pseudo-aneurysms are more common. We report the case of a 43-year-old gentleman who had a pulsatile swelling in the right pre-auricular region with no history of trauma. He underwent an uneventful and curative surgical excision of the aneurysm.


Superficial temporal artery Aneurysm True Peripheral Surgical Excision 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vascular Surgery UnitSultan Qaboos University HospitalMuscatOman

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