Endovascular Treatment of Intimomedial Mucoid Degeneration

Jeremy R. Katz, Derek L. West, James T. Bui, Grace Knuttinen, Gregorio Chejfec, Charles A. Owens

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Abstract

Intimomedial degeneration is a rare and poorly understood vascular disorder involving the circumferential deposition of large amounts of mucoid material within the intima and media of the arterial wall, causing weakening that results in aneurysm formation of the involved segment. The cause of the disease is unknown at this time. The authors describe the endovascular treatment of a large symptomatic superior gluteal artery aneurysm in a patient with multiple arterial aneurysms and the histologic diagnosis of intimomedial mucoid degeneration. In addition, they perform a review of the literature on this unusual vasculopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1765-1768
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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