arterial occlusion


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arterial occlusion

A blockage of blood flow through an artery. It may be acute or chronic and occurs, for example, in coronary or in peripheral arteries. Patients with acute arterial occlusion have severe pain (as in angina pectoris), decreased or absent pulses, and mottling of the skin of an affected extremity. The occlusion is removed and blood flow restored if possible.
See also: occlusion
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The arterial occlusion and nonarterial occlusion groups were demographically similar.
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