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Vol 11, No 3 (2005)
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Published online: 2005-06-21

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Exostosis causing acute ischaemia of the lower limb

Jerzy Okraszewski, Wojciech Błaszczyk, Marek Synder, Aleksander Górski
Acta Angiologica 2005;11(3):182-185.


The authors present a young patient with symptoms of acute ischemia of the right lower limb caused by a congenital exostosis of the right femur. The diagnosis and the way of treatment of this particular and rare case was described. Operative treatment including repair of the damaged artery and removal of the bony lesion was succesfully performed.

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