TITLE

Thromboangitis Obliterans: A Clinical Study with Special Emphasis on Venous Involvement

AUTHOR(S)
Chopra, B. S.; Zakariah, Thomas; Sodhi, J. S.; Khanna, S. K.; Wahi, P. L.
PUB. DATE
February 1976
SOURCE
Angiology;Feb1976, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Sixty-one cases of thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) were studied during 1969–70. Nearly all were males, smokers, of poor socio-economic status. Average age of presentation was 34.2 years. A majority (64%) presented with claudication pain. About one filth gave history of migratory thrombophlebitis and venography and histological investigations suggested that sixty per cent had venous involvement. Nearly halt' the patients had involvement of upper limb vessels. Clinical and arteriographic studies showed femoral-popliteal junction to be the commonest site of block. No evidence of coronary artery disease, cerebral vascular disease, abnormal glucose and lipid metabolism was seen in these patients. Arteriographic findings were unlike atherosclerosis obliterans (ASO).
ACCESSION #
16359351

 

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