Atherosclerotic axillary artery aneurysm | Hazar | Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Old Website

Atherosclerotic axillary artery aneurysm

Abdussemet Hazar, Mustafa Goz, Salih Ayd?n, Deniz Demir, Sezen Kocarslan, Saban Yalcin


Atherosclerotic axillary artery aneurysms are extremely rare. They should be kept in mind in differential diagnosis in pulsatile masses in axillary region and should be treated surgically once they are diagnosed in order to prevent the vascular or neurologic complications. The present study reports a case of a true atherosclerotic axillary artery aneurysm arising in a 48 year old woman which presented with painless pulsatile mass in axillary region.

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