Post-Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of Internal Iliac Artery Resulting in the Psoas Hematoma

  • Mohd IlyasEmail author
  • Naseer A. Choh
  • Omair Ashraf Shah
  • Mir Junaid Ahmad Kazimi
  • Imran Hafeez
Images in Surgery


Pseudoaneurysm of internal iliac artery is extremely rare, usually resulting due to blunt trauma or as post-surgical complication. We report this case of an 18-year-old male who presented with a right lumbar swelling after falling from a tree. Ultrasound and MR evaluation revealed a large psoas hematoma. The same was confirmed by digital subtraction angiography, and endovascular coil embolization of the aneurysm was done. The presentation in the current case is the first case to be reported in the literature.


Psoas hematoma Internal iliac aneurysm Coil embolization Manuscript Text 


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No animals were used in the study.

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiodiagnosis and ImagingSher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical SciencesSrinagarIndia
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical SciencesSrinagarIndia

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