Arterial obstruction of the upper limb in Buerger's disease: its incidence and primary lesion.

In the present study, the incidence of upper extremity involvement and the primary lesion of the arm in Buerger's disease were investigated with special regard to arteriographic findings in the upper limb. Of 34 patients with Buerger's disease admitted to our hospital during the 12-month period from March 1977 to February 1978, in 31 cases (91 per cent) the… CONTINUE READING