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Absence of infra-renal segment of inferior vena cava with anomalous right renal vein

VS Ajay-Chandrasekar, V Kaliyaperumal and D Alfred.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1262 words.

Various anomalies of the inferior venacava (IVC) have been reported in the past. Amongst, the absence of IVC is one of the less frequently reported anomalies. The absence can be complete or...

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Accelerated development of mesenteric and renal artery calcific atherosclerosis following radiotherapy for testicular cancer

Rachel J. Walker, Michael L. Wall, Santosh Vijay and Richard Downing.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 975 words.

We present a case of a 61-year-old male presenting with post-prandial epigastric pain and marked weight loss. Investigation revealed calcific atherosclerosis of the abdominal aorta, coeliac...

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Aortitis causing rapid growth of a mycotic aortic aneurysm

Zoheb Berry Williams, Lauren E. Ryden and Nicole M. Organ.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1220 words.

Mycotic infrarenal aortic aneurysms are rare and often masquerade as other abdominal pathology. We present a case where serial imaging made the diagnosis and provided an insight into the...

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Arteriovenous fistula of the groin in a drug abuser with endocarditis

Solveig Aalstad Jonasson, Dag Eirik Jøssang, Rune Haaverstad, Øystein Wendelbo and Gustav Pedersen.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1268 words.

Intravenous drug abusers commonly develop endocarditis due to injection of particulate matter that can cause endothelial damage to the valves. The frequent need to access the venous system...

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Blunt aortic trauma in a patient with the Ehlers–Danlos syndrome type VI

Marco Yat Hang Yung, Jennifer Murray and Errington C. Thompson.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1265 words.

A 24-year-old male with the Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) type VI (ocular scoliotic) who was kicked in the abdomen presented to the emergency room (ER) with abdominal pain. He was found to...

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Can release of urinary retention trigger abdominal aortic aneurysm rupture?

Andreas Luhmann, Matilda Powell-Bowns and Emad Elseedawy.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1103 words.

Only 50% of abdominal aortic aneurysms present with the classic triad of hypotension, back pain and a pulsatile abdominal mass. This variability in symptoms can delay diagnosis and...

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A case of deep femoral artery aneurysm

Hirokuni Ikeda, Masahiko Takeo, Teppei Murakami and Mitsuo Yamamoto.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1120 words.

A 58-year-old man presented with paralysis and pain in the left leg, and a mass was found in his thigh. Because of the growth of the mass and the worsening of his symptoms, the patient...

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A case of popliteal artery stenosis: masquerading as an infective foot ulcer in a young male traveller

D. Dawson, G. McLean and A. Wilson.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 967 words.

Here, we present a case report of a young male who had been travelling in Thailand. The patient sustained a relatively minor trauma to the soft tissue under his left third metatarsal head...

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Cryptogenic mycotic aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery

Ali Kordzadeh, Jiten P. Kalyan, Attila Jonas, Muhammad A. Hanif and Ioannis Prionidis.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1152 words.

Visceral artery aneurysms as a result of arterial degenerative disease are rare (0.1–2%), and superior mesenteric artery (SMA) accounts for 3.2% of all reported series. However, mycotic SMA...

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Digital ischaemia in the digital age

M Elmussareh, CA Hart, A Khanna and A Nasim.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

August 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Vascular Surgery. 1172 words.

After the accidental injection of epinephrine into a digit, various techniques to try and reverse the ensuing ischaemia were unsuccessful. To identify a further treatment strategy and as...

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