The Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Thromboangiitis obliterans: Is It Still a Mystery?

Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is a rare disease of unknown etiology that results in the occlusion of limb arteries located distally to the elbow and knee. Despite the fact that more than one hundred years have passed since its first description, knowledge on the pathogenesis of TAO and precipitating factors is still limited. Due to a lack of decisive… CONTINUE READING