Buerger Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)

About- Buerger disease also known as Thromboangiitis obliterans is a rare but serious disease in which blood vessels become inflamed, swell, and are blocked with blood clots (thrombi) that restrict blood flow to the hands and feet.
 
Symptoms-
 Inflamed veins
 Intermittent pain in the hands and feet, or legs and arms
 Limb tingling and numbness
 Painful open sores on fingers and toes
 Raynaud's phenomenon
 Thrombophlebitis
 
Causes- The specific cause of
Buerger disease remains unknown. But smoking plays a big role in developing this disease.
 
Specialists to Visit
 Cardiovascular Medicine
 Cardiovascular Surgery
 Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
 Vascular Medicine
 Cardiologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.hopkinsvasculitis.org
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://rarediseases.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.vasculitisfoundation.org
http://www.vasculitis.org.uk

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