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Leriche syndrome

Leriche syndrome: Introduction

Leriche syndrome: A rare syndrome caused by a blockage in the terminal aorta which supplies blood to the lower part of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leriche syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Leriche syndrome

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Leriche syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Leriche syndrome

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Leriche syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Leriche syndrome

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Leriche syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Leriche syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Leriche syndrome

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Definitions of Leriche syndrome:

A syndrome caused by obstruction of the terminal aorta. It usually occurs in males and is characterized by fatigue in the hips, thighs, or calves on exercising, absence of pulsation in the femoral arteries, impotence, and often pallor and coldness of the lower limbs. (From Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)


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