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Buerger's disease

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noun Pathology.
  1. an inflammatory and obliterative disease of the blood vessels of the legs and feet causing numbness and tingling, often leading to phlebitis and gangrene: most common in cigarette smokers.
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Origin of Buerger's disease

named after Leo Buerger (1879–1943), U.S. physician, who described it in 1908
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buerger's disease in Medicine

Buerger's disease

(bûrgərz, bur-)
  1. thromboangiitis obliterans