Spontaneous Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Femoral Artery in Behcet's Disease—Endovascular Stent-Graft Treatment Combined with Percutaneous Drainage: A Case Report


  • Muhip Kanko
  • Ercument Ciftci




Behcet's disease is a rare multisystemic chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by a classic triad of urogenital ulcerations, chronic eye inflammation, and skin lesions. We report on a case of a spontaneous pseudoaneurysm of the superficial femoral artery caused by Behcet's disease that was treated with an endovascular stent-graft followed by percutaneous drainage. We emphasize the use of percutaneous drainage of the pseudoaneurysm to decrease compression on the stent-graft and native vessel.


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Kanko, M., & Ciftci, E. (2007). Spontaneous Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Femoral Artery in Behcet’s Disease—Endovascular Stent-Graft Treatment Combined with Percutaneous Drainage: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(1), E84-E86. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061154