Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans): A Diagnostic Challenge-A Rare Case Report

Authors

  • Md Armane Wadud Registrar & Specialist, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute.Shahbag, Dhaka-1000
  • Syed Dawood Md Taimur Registrar & Specialist, Department of Cardiology, Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute. Shahbag, Dhaka-1000
  • CM Shaheen Kabir Registrar & Specialist, Department of Cardiology, Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute.122, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka- 1000
  • Siba Pada Roy Registrar & Specialist, Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute.122, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Avenue, Shahbag, Dhaka- 1000

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v5i1.28372

Keywords:

Buerger’s disease, Tobacco, Claudication

Abstract

Buergers disease or Thromboangiitis obliterans is a segmental inflammatory disease that affects the vessels and nerves of the extremities. It usually affects men below 45 years old and correlates with tobacco, as a predisposing factor. A young adolescent boy of 18 yrs, smoker, nonalcoholic, nondiabetic was presented with the complaints of progressive aching pain (Claudication pain) during walking in both legs which relives by taking rest for last 3 years and also suffering from long standing non healing ulcer in the right great toe and second toe following traumatic nail avulsion

Birdem Med J 2015; 5(1): 37-41

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Author Biography

Md Armane Wadud, Registrar & Specialist, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital & Research Institute.Shahbag, Dhaka-1000



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Published

2016-06-25

How to Cite

Wadud, M. A., Taimur, S. D. M., Kabir, C. S., & Roy, S. P. (2016). Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans): A Diagnostic Challenge-A Rare Case Report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 5(1), 37–41. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v5i1.28372

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