INTRODUCTION Popliteal artery aneurysms are the most common peripheral arterial aneurysms, and are frequently bilateral. Acute limb ischemia, rupture and compression phenomena can complicate these aneurysms when the diameter exceeds 2 cm. CASE PRESENTATION We report an 82-year-old male patient with two giant femoropopliteal aneurysms, 10.5 and 8.5 cm diameters, managed in our institution. Both aneurysms were resected and a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) femoropopliteal interposition graft was placed successfully. Management and literature review are discussed. CONCLUSION We believe this is the first report in the medical literature of bilateral giant femoropopliteal aneurysms.
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Perdikides, T., Avgerinos, E., Christianakis, E., Fotis, T., Chronopoulos, A., Siafakas, K. X., Pashalidis, N., & Filippou, D. K. (2008). Bilateral giant femoropopliteal artery aneurysms: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports, 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-2-114