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False Aneurysm of Femoral Profundus Artery Resulting from Internal-Fixation Device (Screw).

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: April 1964
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A case of false aneurysm arising from a branch of the profunda femoris artery is presented. It was apparently caused by a protruding screw used with a Jewett nail to fix an intertrochanteric fracture. Repeated hemorrhages and wound infection persisted until the aneurysm was recognized and the arterial defect was repaired.

Copyright 1964 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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