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Vol 26, No 4 (2020)
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Non-traumatic ulnar artery aneurysm in a middle-aged male

Nalaka Gunawansa1, Prasath Subramaniyam1
Acta Angiologica 2020;26(4):147-149.

Abstract

Aneurysms in the extremity arteries are rare and usually occur as pseudoaneurysms secondary to trauma or
iatrogenic interventions. True spontaneous non-traumatic aneurysms in the extremities are extremely rare with
no consensus on their aetiology or optimum management strategy. Here, we discuss a case of a young man
with an isolated spontaneous non-traumatic ulnar artery aneurysm presenting with acute pain and discomfort.

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