Not to be confused with Berger's disease (IgA nephropathy). Thromboangiitis
obliterans, also known as Buerger disease is a ...
Nov 19, 2015 ... Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO), an inflammatory vasculopathy also known as
Buerger disease, is characterized by an inflammatory ...
Etiology. Although the cause of Buerger's disease remains unknown, a strong
association with tobacco use has been established .
Int J Cardiol. 1998 Oct 1;66 Suppl 1:S237-42. Pathology and pathogenesis of
Buerger's disease. Tanaka K(1). Author information: (1)Fukuoka Dental College,
Buerger's Disease is the inflammation of blood vessels. ... The pathophysiology is
thought to involve endothelial cells, platelets, leukocytes and sensory neurons.
ETIOLOGY Unknown PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF BUERGER'S DISEASE/
THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS Plaques/Deposits of Nicotine on the veins or
Jan 18, 2001 ... Not all patients with the disease smoke or use smokeless tobacco, and ... nicotine
-independent role in the pathogenesis of Buerger's disease.
Oct 30, 2015 ... Involvement of the iliac artery in Buerger's disease (pathogenesis and arterial
reconstruction). J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 1978; 19:69.
Dec 7, 2015 ... Buerger's disease is also called thromboangiitis obliterans. It's a disease that
causes blockages in the blood vessels of your feet and hands.
Aug 12, 2013 ... The etiology of Buerger's disease is unknown. Although TAO is a type of
vasculitis it is distinct from other vasculitis. Pathologically, the thrombus ...