Popliteal Artery Entrapment
A 26-year-old female presented with a 6-year history of cold foot, paraesthesia and cramping in both legs after intensive physical training. She was a recreational bodybuilder and complained of her symptoms mostly after sporting activity. Symptoms subsequently became more severe, with cramping requiring 20 min to release after sport.
The patient is often sporty with muscular calves.
The patient often complains of rest pain or necrosis.
The patient often complains of mild symptoms with paraesthesia, cold foot and cramping after intensive physical training.
Venous complains are often encountered.
Symptoms due to arterial embolisation are often present.