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Back pain, lower limb immobility and ulcers as indicators of abdominal aorta occlusion below the origin of renal arteries, Leriche syndrome.
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PMID:  25327045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A 33-year-old female, presented with fever, lower limb ulcers and severe backache. The present history evolved four weeks after the complaints of claudication of buttocks, thighs and calves. Lower limb arterial pulsations were not detectable. Colour Doppler and Computed Tomograph (CT) Angiography revealed blockage of abdominal aorta below the origin of renal arteries. The cause of the fever, lower limb ulcers and cruciate backache could be related to this occlusion. This obstruction which was first described by Leriche and is not known to endow with such perplex symptomatology and that too, to a dermatologist with acute febrile illness, severe backache and lower limb ulcers.
Prafulla Kumar Sharma; Lipy Gupta; Umesh Garga; Akhila Prasad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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