Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
(PAES) is the most frequent cause of non-atheromatous
arteriopathy of the popliteal artery responsible for
intermittent claudication in young subjects.
Presentation of cases: We report a series of four cases
treated for this entrapment syndrome at our vascular
Discussion: Through the description and analysis of this
series of cases having been treated at our hospital center,
we will try to define this (PAES) as well to describe its
clinical, morphological, paraclinical, therapeutic and
Conclusion: (PAES) is a rare under diagnosed syndrome
due to its asymptomatic character. Magnetic resonance
angiography (MRA) is the gold standard for diagnosis
and treatment is essentially surgical with promising
Keywords : Popliteal artery, entrapment syndrome, muscle hypertrophy, adults sportive, bypass.