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Painful leg and missing pulses: a case report
  1. C W M Chan,
  2. J I Wilson,
  3. A Myatt,
  4. P N Roberts
  1. Department of Surgery, Walsgrave Hospitals NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK
  1. Mr Roberts


Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is a rare but potentially limb threatening anatomical anomaly occurring predominantly in young adults. We report a case of a 14 year old boy who presented with limb threatening ischaemia requiring urgent surgery. The pathology, presentation, and management are discussed.

  • popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
  • acute limb ischaemia

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