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Traumatic thigh AV fistula leading to aneurysmal changes in aorta and iliac arteries

January 31, 2024

Abstract Penetrating traumatic arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) have the tendency to be clinically silent for many years and could be misdiagnosed as deep venous thrombosis (DVT) on initial presentation. A 52-year-old male underwent a duplex scan to evaluate swelling of the limb, which detected an AVF in the thigh. He was stabbed in the lateral aspect…

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