Pseudoaneurysm complicating organ transplantation - Role of duplex sonography and MR angiography

  • BK Saha Consultant, Department of Radiology & Imaging, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
  • T Rahman Senior Registrar, Department of Radiology & Imaging, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka
Keywords: Pseudoaneurysm

Abstract

We report a case of surgically proven pseudoaneurysm of transplanted renal artery. The 16 yr old patient had presented with rising creatinine for last 2 months and swelling of the face for 1 month. USG revealed a well defined cystic area in antero-medial aspect of transplanted kidney (near the renal hilum). Doppler & MR angiography confirmed a case of pseudoaneurysm. Repair of transplanted renal artery pseudoaneurysm with right internal iliac to common femoral artery bypass grafting done.

Keywords: extra-renal pseudo aneurysm; renal transplantation; doppler ultrasound; MR angiography

DOI: 10.3329/pulse.v3i1.6556

Pulse Vol.3(1) July 2009 p38-40

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Saha, B., & Rahman, T. (1). Pseudoaneurysm complicating organ transplantation - Role of duplex sonography and MR angiography. Pulse, 3(1), 38-40. https://doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v3i1.6556
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