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Sciatic neuropathy associated with persistent sciatic artery.

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Persistent sciatic artery is a congenital vascular anomaly of the arterial supply to the lower extremity. Thrombosis, distal embolization, aneurysmal dilatation, and rupture of this vessel with compression of the sciatic nerve have been recorded. Although rare in occurrence, complications of persistent sciatic artery should be included in the differential diagnosis of sciatic neuropathy. We present a case of an acute sciatic neuropathy secondary to pseudoaneurysm formation of a persistent sci...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of neurology
Volume:
49
Issue:
9
Pages:
967-968
Publication date:
1992-09-05
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EISSN:
1538-3687
ISSN:
0003-9942
URN:
uuid:34b4b19c-ab60-4f9e-8da5-df3943069d0e
Source identifiers:
32459
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pubs:32459

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