Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome D000083082

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Description

Entrapment of the POPLITEAL ARTERY in the LEG due to an abnormal course of the artery often associated with onset of development and/or overuse of the gastrocnemius or popliteus muscles on the back of the leg. It is most often associated with runners and other athletes with enlarged calf muscle that compresses the popliteal artery.   MeSH

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