Thromboangiitis Obliterans

Last updated: 19 Nov 2021  |  1802 Views  | 

Thromboangiitis Obliterans


Thromboangiitis Obliterans

It It is a disease involving the small and middle blood vessels of the legs and arms. Inflammation depends on scarring and blood clots. causing less blood to feed that area Occurs in men under 50 who smoke.

Found only in smokers The more you smoke, the worse it gets. not contagious not genetically transmitted

Start with hands and feet will feel numb and cold show off your calf muscles Skin lesions are caused by low oxygen supply. Ulcers occur on the fingertips of the toes. The tissue has become necrotic and may need amputation.

History taking, physical examination A small blood clot forms along a vein. Angiograph helps in diagnosis. Echo confirms that there is no blood clot in the heart and runs along the leg.


The best treatment is to stop smoking. If you continue to smoke, your symptoms will get worse. skin lesions The blood is so severe that the tumor must be removed. Treatment may include bypass and severing of the damaged nerve. Medications may be used to dilate blood vessels.

Things to do

It should be understood that the goal of treatment is to relieve pain from poor circulatory system. and heal wounds that occur

You should be aware that bypassing blood clots, the faster the wound heals.

ingers and toes should be protected from cold weather and injuries.

You should see a doctor if you have sudden calf pain while walking or resting, cracks in the wound, gray hands.

don't do

no smoking

Don't miss the doctor's appointment need to monitor the wound and give antibiotics


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