TITLE

EXERTIONAL NUMBNESS AS A UNIQUE FEATURE IN INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION

AUTHOR(S)
Lennihan, Richard; Mackereth, Martha
PUB. DATE
October 1973
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1973, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p563
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Some patients with intermittent claudication develop exertional numbness involving the skin of the toes and foot. This may be a valuable clue to more dangerous ischemia, or it may be harmless. The problem call be clarified using ankle blood pressure as determined with the Doppler ultrasound flow detector and a simple exercise test. Three illustrative eases arc presented and our indication for lumbar sympathectomy in selected patients.
ACCESSION #
16360166

 

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