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Popliteal pseudoaneurysm after total knee arthroplasty secondary to intraoperative arterial injury on the posterior wall open-surgically repaired
  1. Joaquin De Haro Miralles,
  2. Silvia Bleda Moreno,
  3. Aurora Florez Gonzalez,
  4. Leticia Esparza,
  5. Cesar Varela Casariego,
  6. Francisco Acin Garcia
  1. Hospital Universitario Getafe, Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Ctra Toledo Km 12,500, Getafe, Madrid, 28905, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Joaquin De Haro Miralles, deharojoaquin{at}

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A 78-year-old woman with long-standing bilateral knee osteoarthritis underwent a right total knee arthroplasty(TKA). She had previous history of hypertension and breast cancer. There were no complications during the operation and the pedal pulse was present after TKA. On the fifth day after TKA, the examination revealed pain in the right calf that increased when she walked, swelling and oedema in the popliteal fossa, local …

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