Juvenile arteritis revisited. Buerger's disease-Takayasu's disease.

@article{Fiessinger2002JuvenileAR,
  title={Juvenile arteritis revisited. Buerger's disease-Takayasu's disease.},
  author={Jean-noel Fiessinger},
  journal={Pathophysiology of haemostasis and thrombosis},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 5-6},
  pages={295-8}
}
Thromboangiitis obliterans is defined as an inflammatory disease involving small and medium sized arteries and veins. As no clinical symptoms, signs, radiological or laboratory abnormalities nor pathological features are specific, the diagnosis is usually made according the criteria proposed by Adar in a young smoker, male or female, with distal arterial occlusions sometimes associated with thrombophlebitis and with negative aetiological investigations. Recently, rheumatic manifestations were… CONTINUE READING