Cystic disease of the popliteal artery: a case report

Daiane Taís Schlindwein Albernaz Luiz Fernando Lima Albernaz Eduardo Estevão Eggers About the authors

Although its rarity, the adventitial cystic disease of the popliteal artery (ACDPA) must be remembered in the differential diagnosis of intermittent claudication in young patient's lower limbs. Brazilian literature presents a few cases of this disease. This study is a case report of ACDPA in a male patient, with a literature review, comparing to popliteal artery entrapment syndrome.

Intermittent claudication; popliteal artery; cysts


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