Iatrogenic false aneurysm in slipped capital femoral epiphysis

William A. Herndon, David A. Yngve, Thomas P. Janssen

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A 15-year-old male underwent pinning of bilateral grade III slipped capital femoral epiphyses. The pins were left long, and on one side a false aneurysm subsequently formed. If pins are placed anteriorly, protrusion should be kept to a minimum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)754-755
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1984
Externally publishedYes


  • False aneurysm
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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