Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome.


Journal Article

» Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is a commonly misdiagnosed condition that should be considered in patients presenting with exertional lower-extremity pain. » In addition to a focused physical examination, the ankle-brachial index and advanced imaging consisting of computed tomography and computed tomographic angiography or magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance angiography are crucial in evaluating the underlying cause of entrapment. » Consultation with a vascular surgeon or team is necessary when planning surgical treatment of popliteal artery entrapment syndrome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Grimm, NL; Danilkowicz, R; Shortell, C; Toth, AP

Published Date

  • January 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • e0035 -

PubMed ID

  • 31899696

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31899696

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2329-9185

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.19.00035


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States