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Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
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Presentation A 52-year-old woman status-post cardiac catheterization presents with a pulsatile mass in the groin.
 
 
 
Caption: Color Doppler scan of the pulsatile mass
Description: A large vascular mass is noted with the characteristic Yin-Yan sign, that is typical of a pseudoaneurysm.
 
 
 
Caption: Spectral waveform analysis at the neck of the vascular mass
Description: The waveform at the neck of the mass reveals a typical to and fro pattern.
 
 
 
Caption: Status post thromboplastin injection
Description: Post thromboplastin injection, there is complete resolution of the vascular lesion.
 
Differential Diagnosis Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
 
Final Diagnosis Femoral artery pseudoaneurysm
 
Follow Up The pseudoaneurysm was treated with thromboplastin injection which resulted in complete resolution.
 
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