Anterior tibial artery pseudoaneurysm after ankle arthroscopy

C. J. Salgado, D. Mukherjee, M. A. Quist, S. Cero

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Arthroscopy of the ankle has dramatically expanded its role in diagnostic and therapeutic value afforded to the patient; however, it is not without complications. Although the majority of the complications described are neurological in origin, vascular injuries can occur. A case of a patient with normal coagulation parameters who underwent a purely diagnostic ankle arthroscopy and later developed a pseudoaneurysm of her distal anterior tibial artery is described. The pseudoaneurysm was resected without complications and early postoperative recovery has been uneventful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)604-606
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Anterior tibial artery pseudoaneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Surgery


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