Spontaneous radial artery pseudoaneurysm in an infant due to idiopathic medial hypoplasia–a case report

William W. Kesler, Joseph J. Maleszewski, Alexander H. Payatakes

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Spontaneous pseudoaneurysms are uncommon vascular lesions in children. A seven-month-old boy presented for management of a painless, pulsatile mass of the volar forearm identified as a pseudoaneurysm of the radial artery on imaging, definitively treated with surgical excision. Histology was concerning for fibromuscular dysplasia, without additional lesions on whole-body imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-73
Number of pages5
JournalCase Reports in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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