thromboangiitis obliterans

[ ə-blĭtə-rănz′ ]


Inflammation of the medium-sized arteries and veins, especially of the legs, that is associated with thrombotic occlusion and that commonly results in ischemia and gangrene.Buerger's disease Winiwarter-Buerger disease
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