Vascular impingement by external fixator pins: A case report

E. V.A. Lim, W. T. Lavadia, J. Blebea

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Associated vascular injuries after external fixation of the tibia are rarely encountered. We report a case of impingement of the anterior tibial artery after application of an external fixator. The extrinsic compression disappeared after pin removal. Proper technique of pin placement is re- emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-835
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1995


  • Angiography
  • Anterior tibial artery
  • External fixator pins
  • Vascular impingement


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