Intermittent Claudication(redirected from Charcot syndrome)
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Related to Charcot syndrome: Charcot triad, Charcot neuroarthropathy
intermittent claudication[‚in·tər¦mit·ənt klȯ·də′kā·shən]
Cramping pain or weakness in the lower extremities during exercise, caused by occlusion of the arteries.
pain in the gastrocnemius muscles during walking, caused by insufficient blood supply to the lower extremities. It was described by J. M. Charcot in 1858.