"Thromboangiitis Obliterans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A non-atherosclerotic, inflammatory thrombotic disease that commonly involves small and medium-sized arteries or veins in the extremities. It is characterized by occlusive THROMBOSIS and FIBROSIS in the vascular wall leading to digital and limb ISCHEMIA and ulcerations. Thromboangiitis obliterans is highly associated with tobacco smoking.
- Thromboangiitis Obliterans
- Buerger's Disease
- Buergers Disease
- Disease, Buerger's
- Thromboangitis Obliterans
- Buerger Disease
- Disease, Buerger
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Thromboangiitis Obliterans" by people in Profiles.
Vascular problems of the upper extremity: a primer for the orthopaedic surgeon. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2002 Nov-Dec; 10(6):401-8.
Increased platelet activity after termination of prostacyclin infusion into man. Prostaglandins. 1981 May; 21(5):827-32.
Prostacyclin and blood glucose levels in humans and rabbits. Prostaglandins. 1981 Jan; 21(1):113-21.