Endocarditis-related tibioperoneal trunk pseudoaneurysm managed with endovascular treatment - case report

Marcio Miyamotto, Gabriele Simões Marcusso, Thalita Toldo Ferreira, Matheus Schimidt Evangelista, Giana Caroline Strack Neves, Ian Gimenez Ribeiro, Cintia Lopes Raymundo, Fernanda Reis Gomes
Jornal Vascular Brasileiro 2018, 17 (4): 318-321
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Tibioperoneal trunk aneurysms are rare and the majority of them are pseudoaneurysms This report describes an unusual case of a pseudoaneurysm secondary to bacterial endocarditis diagnosed and treated several years previously. After ruling out ongoing infection, the patient was successfully treated by percutaneous covered stent implantation. In this scenario, the use of endovascular techniques offered a safe and effective alternative treatment.

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