Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Damar Cer Derg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 1301 - 1839 E-ISSN 2149 - 1259

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 0 , Vol 0 , Issue 0
Late Popliteal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Mimicking Deep Vein Thrombosis: Report of Two Cases
Mehmet ATAY1,Onur SAYDAM1,Mete GÜRSOY2,Vedat BAKUY3,Hacer BAL4
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Karaman State Hospital, Karaman
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, International Hospital,
3Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bakırköy Dr Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul
4Department of Radiology, Karaman State Hospital, Karaman
DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2015-48404 Pseudoaneurysm of the popliteal artery is a rare condition, and 0-3.5% of the popliteal artery aneurysms are pseudoaneurysms. Popliteal pseudoaneurysms are clinically characterized by pain and swelling. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Herein, we presented two cases who admitted to our clinic with pain and swelling in left their lower extremities late after orthopedic knee surgery, and our treatment strategies. Both patients had positive Homans sign on physical examination. Color Doppler ultrasound, which was performed due to DVT suspicion, revealed a giant pseudoaneurysm in the popliteal arteries in both patients. Keywords : Lower limb; peripheral artery disease; surgical repair