Hip Pelvis.  2017 Jun;29(2):145-149. 10.5371/hp.2017.29.2.145.

Superior Gluteal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Caused by Pelvic C-Clamp Blind Application: A Case Report

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon, Korea. ssewon@naver.com

Abstract

To control such a hemorrhage, a displaced pelvic ring must be rapidly reduced and stabilized with a pelvic binder, an external fixator, or a pelvic clamp. Among them, pelvic clamps can be life-saving but pin malposition may cause vascular complications. We present a case of superior gluteal artery pseudoaneurysm caused by AO pelvic C-clamp pin malposition.

Keyword

Pelvis; Fracture; Complication; Superior gluteal artery; Pseudoaneurysm
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