Title

Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the anterior tibial artery treated with ultrasound-guided thrombin injection in a pediatric patient.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2009

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.08.027

Abstract

Pseudoaneurysms are relatively common in the adult population because of the high volume of procedures requiring large bore arterial access. This experience has allowed adult caregivers to develop simple maneuvers to treat pseudoaneurysms such as ultrasound-guided thrombin injection. However, because of the extremely low volume of pseudoaneurysms seen by pediatric caregivers, this modality has not been well documented in the pediatric population. Here, we present a case of a 13-year-old female who had a stab wound to her left leg and subsequently developed a pseudoaneurysm of the anterior tibial artery that was successfully treated with ultrasound-guided thrombin injection.

Journal Title

Journal of pediatric surgery

Volume

44

Issue

2

First Page

444

Last Page

447

MeSH Keywords

Adolescent; Aneurysm, False; Female; Hemostatics; Humans; Injections, Intralesional; Thrombin; Tibial Arteries; Ultrasonography, Interventional; Wounds, Stab

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