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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 1998 February;157(1):19-22

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Cyclist’s external iliac artery thrombosis associated with traumatic popliteal artery thrombosis. Case report

Patrone P., Cristiani A. M., Gramondo F.

Ospedale Civile - Imperia, Divisione di Chirurgia Vascolare


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Stenosis and occlusion of the iliac artery in sportsmen have been described as rare and often misdiagnosed. A case is reported of a fifty-one-year old man with thrombosis of the external iliac artery, typical of cyclists, and a traumatic thrombosis of the popliteal artery. Pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of the sportsmen’s external iliac artery thrombosis and the peculiarity of the popliteal thrombosis are described.

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