UNIGE document Scientific Article - Case report
previous document  unige:114654  next document
add to browser collection

External iliac artery endofibrosis in a female cyclist: a case report

Published in Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2019, vol. 55, p. 310.e1-310.e4
Abstract External iliac artery endofibrosis is a rare disease described mainly in male endurance athletes. It presents as claudication of the lower limb during near-maximum effort. The patients lack the usual risk factors for atherosclerosis, which makes diagnosis challenging. We present a case of external iliac artery endofibrosis in a female competitive cyclist. The initial surgical management was complicated by early recurrence due to intimal hyperplasia. After secondary drug-eluting balloon angioplasty, the patient was able to resume competition. As such, it is important to maintain a high index of suspicion when evaluating a patient presenting with claudication symptoms in this setting. Primary treatment is surgical, and in cases of early recurrence angioplasty may be indicated. Most patients can return to full activity after healing is complete.
PMID: 30287298
Full text
Article (Published version) (628 Kb) - document accessible for UNIGE members only Limited access to UNIGE
Research group Recherche cardiovasculaire et de propulsion hémodynamique (1009)
(ISO format)
WUARIN, Lydia et al. External iliac artery endofibrosis in a female cyclist: a case report. In: Annals of Vascular Surgery, 2019, vol. 55, p. 310.e1-310.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.07.053 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:114654

343 hits



Deposited on : 2019-02-28

Export document
Format :
Citation style :