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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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OVIEDO GAMBOA, Ifigenia; HERBAS BERNAL, Rene Igoor  and  ZEGARRA SANTIESTEBAN, William. Tomography diagnostic of Leriche Syndrome: report of a clinical case.  . Gac Med Bol [online]. 2013, vol.36, n.2, pp.105-107. ISSN 1012-2966.

The Angiotomography has become a major diagnostic tool in the evaluation of the vascular system, increasing use in preoperative assessment and diagnostic vascular pathology both cerebral arteries, aorta, kidney and femoral among others, permitting an analysis of the wall vessel, adjacent tissues and organs. We report the case of a 59 year old smoking 144 cigarettes a year for ten years, history of hypertension, systemic hypercholesterolemia, which goes by shows, intermittent claudication, pale foot in both lower limbs, absent po-pliteal pulse , posterior tibial and dorsalis pedis and right leg present an area of necrosis in the first fungal toe standing, the Angiography was performed and concluded that it is a Leriche syndrome or aortoiliac occlusive disease.

Keywords : Angiotomography; aortic; atherosclerosis.

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