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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87-90

Unusual presentation of a profunda femoris pseudoaneurysm following osteosynthesis of proximal femur fracture


1 Department of Orthopaedics, Command Hospital, Chandimandir, Haryana, India
2 Department of Cardiotharacic and Vascular Surgery, Army Hospital R and R, New Delhi, India

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Lt Col Munish Sood
Department of Orthopaedics, Command Hospital, Chandimandir - 134 107, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmms.jmms_47_19

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Profunda femoris artery injury following osteosynthesis of the proximal femur fracture is a rare complication and is usually caused by iatrogenic trauma or rarely due to bony spikes. Presentation can be delayed because of nonspecific features such as pain, swelling, anemia, fever, and hematoma. We report a case of posttraumatic profunda femoris aneurysm which presented more than a year after surgery with near-complete resorption of proximal femur and failure of implant requiring evacuation of huge layered thrombus, ligation of profunda femoris, and reconstruction of proximal femur with tumor megaprosthesis. Literature has not described a similar case.


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