oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Popliteal vascular entrapment syndrome a cause of leg pain to be considered in young athletes

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



To provide an explanation for the symptoms experienced by, and clinical approach to patients presenting with foot and calf pain or paraesthesiae brought on by exercise when such symptoms are due to popliteal vascular entrapment. In this study the clinical features of 93 instances of popliteal vascular entrapment occurring in 51 patients over an 11-year period are presented.

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