Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report


Abstract

Introduction: A pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery (STA) is a rare clinical entity and potentially cause of pulsatile mass in forehead or scalp following blunt trauma, the diagnosis can primarily made by the history of head trauma, physical examination and confirmed by imaging studies. Surgical excision after ligature of both ends of STA seem to be highly effective and yields excellent results.
Case Presentation: We report a new case of a 25 years old male, presented with pseudoaneurysm arising from his right side of the forehead, which was removed surgically without recurrence at ten months of follow-up.
Conclusions: This infrequent condition requires our attention in order to reach an early diagnosis for prompt surgical intervention.

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report


Authors

Malika Benyachou

Affiliation: Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Abdelmoughit Echchaoui

Affiliation: Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Ahmed El Hankari

Affiliation: Department of Radiologic Emergency, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Samir El Mazouz

Affiliation: Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Nour-eddine Gharib

Affiliation: Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Abdellah Abbassi

Affiliation: Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Rabat, Morocco

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report


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Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report


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Benyachou M, Echchaoui A, El Hankari A, El Mazouz S, Gharib N, Abbassi A. Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report. Focus on Sciences. 2106; 3(1):1-3


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Benyachou, M., Echchaoui, A., El Hankari, A., El Mazouz, S., Gharib, N., & Abbassi, A. (2106). Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report. Focus on Sciences, 3(1), 1-3.


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Malika Benyachou, Abdelmoughit Echchaoui, Ahmed El Hankari, Samir El Mazouz, Nour-eddine Gharib, and Abdellah Abbassi "Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report". Focus on Sciences 3, no. 1 (2106).

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm of the Superficial Temporal Artery: A New Case Report


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