Published online Jul 18, 2013. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v4.i3.154
Revised: April 15, 2013
Accepted: May 8, 2013
Published online: July 18, 2013
Core tip: Femoral artery pseudoaneurysms (FAPs) are a reported possible complication of intramedullary nailing for acute femoral shaft fractures. In this report we describe the delayed occurrence of a FAP after revision surgery for femoral shaft nonunion, its diagnosis and management by endovascular repair and discuss the pertinent findings in the medical literature.