Thromboangiitis Obliterans

Thrombangiitis obliterans

Engelsk definition

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.

Svenska synonymer

Buergers sjukdom Endangiitis obliterans

Engelska synonymer

Buerger's Disease Buergers Disease Disease, Buerger's Thromboangitis Obliterans Buerger Disease Disease, Buerger