Intestinal type of thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger disease) preceding symptoms of severe peripheral arterial disease.


The case of a 50-year-old man with intestinal type thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger disease) is reported. Intestinal manifestations included stricture and perforation of the colon, and these preceded any symptoms of peripheral vascular disease. Only the histological examination was able to show that our patient had the intestinal type of thromboangiitis… (More)


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