TITLE

Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) in an Elderly Man After Cessation of Cigarette Smoking -- A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Lie, J. T.
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov1987, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p864
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease) is an occlusive vascular disease that occurs almost exclusively in young male tobacco users. A unique case is documented here in which Buerger's disease affecting the upper limbs was diagnosed in a sixty-two-year-old man who was a cigarette smoker but had stopped smoking fifteen years earlier.
ACCESSION #
16352533

 

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