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Pseudoaneurysm of the Posterior Tibial Artery Following a Closed Fracture of the CalcaneusA Case Report
Sujata Aiyer, MS(Orth)1; C.J. Thakkar, MS(Orth)1; P.D. Samant, MS(Orth)1; S. Verlekar, MBBS1; R. Nirawane, MBBS1
1 Department of Orthopaedics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and L.T. Medical College, Sion, Mumbai 400 022, India. E-mail address for S. Aiyer: sujata64@hotmail.com
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The authors did not receive grants or outside funding in support of their research or preparation of this manuscript. They did not receive payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, educational institution, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors are affiliated or associated.
Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and L.T. Medical College, Sion, Mumbai, India

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2005 Oct 01;87(10):2308-2312. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.D.02605
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Pseudoaneurysm of an artery in close proximity to fractured bone is a well-recognized entity, and various cases involving different sites have been reported in the literature1-5. We report the case of a patient in whom a pseudoaneurysm of the posterior tibial artery developed following a closed fracture of the calcaneus. As far as we are aware, only one such case has previously been reported6.Our patient was informed that data concerning this case would be submitted for publication.
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