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Popliteal Artery Aneurysm and Non-atherosclerotic Limb Disease

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This chapter wants to deepen different vascular diseases that can cause an acute vascular condition of the upper and lower limbs. In the upper, the most important is the thoracic outlet syndrome which can be origin of nervous, venous or arterial acute and chronic lesions. In the lower limbs, the aneurysm of the popliteal artery which is an insidious pathology from the diagnostic process to the treatment, adventitial cystic disease and popliteal entrapment are both rare and a difficult clinical evaluation and decision-making pathway.

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Settembrini, A.M., Sirignano, P. (2022). Popliteal Artery Aneurysm and Non-atherosclerotic Limb Disease. In: Bissacco, D., Settembrini, A.M., Mazzari, A. (eds) Primary Management in General, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery. Springer, Cham.

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