thromboangitis obliterans


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thromboangitis obliterans

Buerger's disease Vascular surgery A disorder characterized by inflammation-induced obstruction of small arteries and veins; usually affects young ♂ with a Hx of smoking or chewing tobacco; it may accompany Raynaud's disease or automimmune disease Clinical Pain, tissue damage or destruction, ↑ risk infections, gangrene. See Vasculitis.
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Single stage lumbar sympathectomy and omental transplantation is a better procedure in end state Thromboangitis obliterans with the advantages of a single stage operation and low cost.
Vasomotor tone modified by the sympathetic output is responsible for diseases like essential hypertension, thromboangitis obliterans, Raynauds phenomenon, angina pectoris (Hoffmann) and is one of the few causes of 'Carpal Tunnel' and 'Thoracic Outlet Syndrome'.