peripheral aneurysm

pe·riph·er·al an·eu·rysm

1. a saclike aneurysm springing from one side of an artery;
2. an aneurysm of one of the smaller branches of an artery.
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However, this is not routinely performed to confirm the presence of lesions in peripheral arteries in these patients unless there is evidence on physical exam of peripheral aneurysm formation.
SNOWMASS, COLO.--In children with Kawasaki disease, whole-body magnetic resonance angiography identifies peripheral aneurysms that may be missed on physical exam and echocardiography Dr.
Peripheral aneurysms that go undetected can contribute to persistent symptoms, unstable hemodynamics, and long-term complications, and should therefore be found and monitored, said Dr.
A literature review conducted by Hobson et al identified 195 cases of aneurysms in this topography, accounting for 1% of all peripheral aneurysms, 88% of which were in the subclavian artery.
They have been CE marked for the treatment of peripheral aneurysms since 2009 and since 2011 for aortic aneurysms.
However, we do recommend that patients with popliteal or other peripheral aneurysms, especially those who are relatively young and without risk factors, should undergo further clinical and genetic assessment in order to confirm/exclude the possibility of inherited connective tissue disorders.
Surgical treatment of peripheral aneurysms in patients with Behcet's disease.
Arterio-embolic sources are less common and include aortic aneurysms, complicated aortic plaque disease, adherent aortic thrombus, peripheral aneurysms (iliac, femoral, and popliteal), and complicated peripheral arterial plaque disease.
"Despite the clinical associations that have been observed between AAAs and peripheral aneurysms and thoracic aneurysms, screening for other common aneurysms continues to be controversial," Dr.
Peripheral aneurysms that go undetected can contribute to persistent symptoms, unstable hemodynamics, and long-term complications, and should therefore be found and monitored, said Dr Myones, director of research for the pediatric rheumatology center at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
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