Pulselessness of both legs

Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Axel Küttner, MD, Erlangen, Germany

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


1. Patient presentation

  • 76-year-old man was referred from a rural small hospital for sudden pulslessness of both
    legs after having been found hanging over a bed grille. No further medical history was available at
    the time of referral.
  • Upon arrival a symmetrical pulse deficit was confirmed by ultrasound in both legs and a CT scan
    was performed.

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