Unusual Case of Total Left Common Iliac Artery Obstruction in a Young Sickle Cell Disease Patient

Reddy Atipo-galloye, Sylvain Andre Ngounda Monianga, Lydie Ngolet, Alexis Elira Dokekias


Vascular injuries are described as chronic complications in patients with homozygous sickle cell disease, which can lead to peripheral arterial obstruction. Emergency CT angiography is necessary to plan revascularization therapy. We report a case of young homozygous sickle cell disease patient, with total left iliac artery obstruction with presence of trophic disorders ; who underwent a femorofemoral crossover bypass and extremity amputation.

Les lésions vasculaires sont décrites comme des complications chroniques chez des patients présentant la drépanocytose homozygote, ce qui peut conduire à des occlusions des artères périphériques. Un angioscanner en urgence est nécessaire pour planifier la revascularisation. Nous rapportons le cas d’une jeune patiente drépanocytaire homozygote, avec occlusion de l’artere iliaque primitive gauche avec necrose du pied ; qui a beneficié d’un pontage femorofemoral croisé associé à une amputation du tiers inférieur de la jambe.


Artère iliaque, occlusion, drépanocytose, pontage.

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