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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.