Ann Surg Case Rep | Volume 3, Issue 2 | Case Report | Open Access

Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

Ahmed Qozat

Department of Surgery, Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bottrop, Germany

*Correspondance to: Ahmed Qozat 

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A Case report of a young patient presented to our vascular surgery department with a claudication affecting the right limb for 8 months. MRT and Angiography examination showed type 3 popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. This syndrome was corrected by resection the fibrous slip and reconstruction of the popliteal artery by using a saphenous vein graft. The postoperative follow up was without complication with disappearance the claudication symptoms.


Popliteal artery entrapment; Gastrocnemius muscle; Functional angiography


Qozat A. Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome. Ann Surg Case Rep. 2020; 3(2): 1033..

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