Superior gluteal artery aneurysm

Zeeshan Arshad, Gulfam Khan, Saad Akhtar Khan, Wahid Anwer, Khalid Hameed, Mustafa Shoaib
2009 JOURNAL OF PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION  
To report the successful coil embolization of a rare gluteal artery aneurysm and review therapeutic options for this rare condition. We report a case of pseudo-aneurysm of superior gluteal artery initially diagnosed as gluteal abscess. They can be diagnosed by Doppler ultrasound, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Mainstay of the diagnosis is by angiography and the preferred management with good clinical results is with angiographic embolization. This report reviews the
more » ... eviews the literature and addresses the incidence, aetiology, and treatment of gluteal artery aneurysms.
pmid:20201182 fatcat:hsaijwf7ufcvzbxdp3etfeyiyu