: pathology, diagnosis and treatment.
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO), or Buerger's disease
, is a rare nonatherosclerotic disease that affects the medium and small arteries.
Before the 2016 elections campaign, Duterte had admitted to be suffering from health conditions such as Buerger's Disease
and Barrett's Esophagus, adding that these are not serious.
Andy Richardson suffers from Buerger's Disease
and has lost both of his legs to the condition.
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) or Buerger's disease
(BD) is a thrombotic occlusive, nonatherosclerotic segmental inflammatory disease that causes ischemia in small and medium vessels in the extremities of the limbs.
Smoking can therefore aggravate or initiate chilblains (painful, itchy swelling of the skin), frostbite, primary or secondary Raynaud's disease, ulceration in patients with systemic sclerosis, and Buerger's disease
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) also known as Buerger's disease
is a segmental occlusive inflammatory condition of arteries and veins, characterized by thrombosis and recanalization of the affected vessels .
A total of 17 patients were enrolled in the study who were suffering from end-stage CLI with ischemic rest pain and minor tissue loss (thirteen (13) patients with atherosclerotic PAD and four (4) patients with Buerger's disease
) in whom all previous therapeutic revascularization strategies had failed ("no-option patients").
, also called thromboangiitis obliterans, is a recurrent and an uncommon vaso-occlusive inflammatory disease, which typically affects small and medium-sized arteries, veins and nerves of the upper and lower extremities.
The common differential diagnosis of peripheral arterial thrombosis includes Buerger's disease
, which may be suspected in our case by the patient's age (usually affecting men in their 50s) arteriosclerotic degenerative changes occurring with aging .
He was admitted to the hospital with the initial diagnosis of Buerger's disease
, as confirmed by young age and a history of tobacco addiction, due to the persistence of the symptoms.