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Acute lower limb ischemia

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

Patient presentation

  • A 45-year-old man presented with acute onset of right lower limb pain with claudication.
  • Clinical examination revealed the absence of a peripheral pulse, suggesting ischemia of the right leg.
  • His previous medical history was unremarkable.
  • Doppler ultrasonography indicated occlusion of the right femoral artery.
  • CT angiography of the lower limbs was performed for further evaluation.