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Lateral Plantar Artery Aneurysm

A Case Report

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  • 1 Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX. Dr. Harkless is now with the School of Podiatric Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA.
  • | 2 Division of Podiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX.
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We report a case of a true plantar artery aneurysm in an adult. True aneurysms of the inframalleolar vessels are rare. The limited literature on the subject is reviewed, including differential diagnosis and suggested treatment. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97(6): 480–482, 2007)

Corresponding author: Boulos Toursarkissian, MD, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229.