Ischemia Introduction


Ashley Davidoff MD

Copyright 2012


Transient Ischemia

Traumatic Spasm and Cyanosis

This male patient presented with transient loss of pulses and cyanosis of the right foot following traumatic injury to his knee. This angiogram of the popliteal artery, (a, and magnified in b) show spasm and narrowing (red arrow) of the tibioperoneal trunk as well as beading of the artery (white arrows). No obvious intimal injury is identified.

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