Atherosclerotic Femoral Artery

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Case description

Atherosclerosis of the lower limb arteries commonly involves superficial femoral artery in its part extending through the adductor canal. Rarely it involves popliteal arteries or deep artery of thigh. Arterial stenosis can cause many symptoms like: pain or tingling in lower limbs, interrmittent claudication
, wound healing complications and even necrosis. Above video presents an angiography where atherosclerosis of femoral artery is visible

tags: atherosclerosis radiology femoral artery


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