ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Pseudoaneurysm of the Inferior Gluteal Artery Presenting Sciatic Nerve Compression
Kasım DOĞAN, Şehsuvar GÖKGÖZ
Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Uygulama ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Göğüs Kalp-Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı
Aneurysms of the gluteal artery are unusual, predominantly occur after pelvic trauma. An aneurysm of the inferior gluteal artery presenting sciatic nerve compression is reported in a 57-year old woman. The aneurysm was treated by retroperitoneal ligation of the internal gluteal artery and by removed mass of the aneurysm through an incision of the left buttock.
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