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Aortoiliac occlusive disease, Leriche Syndrome

What is Leriches Syndrome ?  

Leriches Syndrome is a form of peripheral artery disease that involves the bifurcation of the abdominal aorta during the transition into the common illiac arteries.

Cause(s) :  
  • Unknown, spontaneous
Symptoms :  
  • Absence or increased pulse rate in femoral artery
  • Pain, discomfort or tiredness in buttock and thighs that occurs during walking and relieved by rest.
  • Impotence
  • Sometimes critical limb ischemia
Diagnosis and Tests :  
  • CT Angiography
  • MR angiography
Category :  Cardiovascular System

Specialist to consult :  Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

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