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*Clinical criteria for Dx (noninvasive testing not necessary)
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**History of smoking
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**Onset prior to <50 y/o
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**Absence of atherosclerotic risk factors
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**Upper limb involvement
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**Infrapopliteal arterial occlusive lesions
  
 
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==Management==

Revision as of 15:46, 6 February 2017

Background

  • AKA Thromboangiitis Obliterates

Pathophysiology

  • Idiopathic inflammatory occlusive disease of the hands and feet
    • Exact pathogenesis unknown

Risk Factors

  • Male, tobacco, Middle Eastern
    • Virtually all patients are smokers

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Clinical criteria for Dx (noninvasive testing not necessary)
    • History of smoking
    • Onset prior to <50 y/o
    • Absence of atherosclerotic risk factors
    • Upper limb involvement
    • Infrapopliteal arterial occlusive lesions

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References