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Limb occlussion

María Martha Katsicas, Luis Pompozi, Ricardo Russo
Takayasu's arteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the large vessels, such as the aorta and its branches. It represents the third most frequent vasculitis during pediatric age. Our objective was to describe clinical and complementary exams features as well as treatment modalities of a case series of pediatric patients. We present 11 patients (10 girls) with median age at onset of 8 years (range: 2-15). The median diagnosis delay was 16 months (range: 2-96). Clinical presentations were lower limb claudication, arterial hypertension, CNS involvement, presence of murmurs, systemic symptoms, lymphadenopathy, chest pain, abdominal pain and arthritis...
May 2012: Archivos Argentinos de Pediatría
M J Hilz
UNLABELLED: The neurological manifestations of Fabry disease include severe episodes of lancinating pain and burning paraesthesias in the extremities, often triggered by changes in temperature. The preferential involvement of small nerve fibres and the accumulation of storage product in the central autonomic nervous system and autonomic ganglia means that standard neurophysiological procedures cannot adequately evaluate the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems of affected patients...
2002: Acta Paediatrica. Supplement
V L Lemenev, I P Mikhaĭlov, D V Zhulin, V V Iofik
17-year experience in surgical treatment of 302 elderly and old patients with occlusive disease of aorta and iliac arteries and critical limb ishaemia is analyzed. Different surgical policy depending on the type and length of atherosclerotic lesion and somatic state is offered. For persons in especially grave somatic state extraanatomical bypass operations (90 patients) were recommended, their technique was discussed in detail. Causes of postoperative complications were analyzed and prophylactic measures suggested...
2002: Khirurgiia
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