intermittent claudication

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intermittent claudication

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A condition caused by ischemia of the leg muscles due to arterial obstruction, characterized by attacks of lameness and pain precipitated by walking.

intermittent claudication

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(Pathology) pathol pain and cramp in the calf muscles, aggravated by walking and caused by an insufficient supply of blood
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Noun1.intermittent claudication - lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest
claudication, gameness, gimp, gimpiness, lameness, limping - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
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However, one of the possible targets for pharmacological therapy is the increased osteoclastic activity that results in decreased bone mineral density that may occur with Charcot's syndrome.