Chronic popliteal artery thrombosis complicating tibial exostosis has never been described as far as we know. Here, we report the case of a 35-year-old male patient complaining of intermittent claudication over the previous 4 months, without history of trauma or hereditary multiple exostoses. Clinical examination found no popliteal or distal pulses. The diagnosis was confirmed based on CT angiography showing distinct blockage of the contrast product over an exostosis on the posterior side of the proximal tibia. Treatment consisted of removing the exostosis and then bypassing the popliteal artery with a reversed autogenous venous graft.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Exostosis, Popliteal artery, Chronic thrombosis, Tibia