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2) Cystic adventitial disease is located within the popliteal artery 85-90% of the time, and is usually unilateral.
There can sometimes be communication of the joint with the adventitial cyst as previously discussed in this case report, which has also been reported in popliteal artery adventitial cysts communicating with the knee joint.
PAES is an uncommon cause of lower extremity claudication, first described in 1879 by Stuart (Stuart, 1879), which is usually attributed to an anomalous anatomic relationship between the popliteal artery and the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
In 20 of our cases, popliteal artery pulsation was absent.
It is interesting that in pathology samples of the popliteal artery and the superior mesenteric artery, vasculitis was noted.
The popliteal fossa contains numerous structures including the common peroneal and tibial nerves, popliteal artery and vein, posterior femoral cutaneous nerve, the genicular branch of the obturator nerve, the small saphenous vein, lymph nodes, bursae and fat (Figure 4).
Christie visited Graeme Wilkes, who is also doctor to Newcastle Falcons, about the problem and after initial investigations and physio from EIS, staff began to suspect he may be suffering from a condition known as Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome, in which blood can't reach the calf muscles because of restriction to its flow behind the knees, when running.
Register twisted his left knee, severing his popliteal artery.
An examination revealed a dislocated knee and lacerated popliteal artery.
The first patient had popliteal artery stenosis demonstrated by ultrasound and angiography.
The surgery revealed that Zamano's popliteal artery was obstructed by a tear of the intima (the inside lining of the artery).