intermittent claudication

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intermittent claudication

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

n
(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, lameness, limping - disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
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This even applies to clinical pictures usually construed as purely somatic, such as Ulcera cruris in cases of venous insufficiency, or Claudicatio intermittens with a walking range of just a few yards in cases of nicotine abuse, where we have seen impressive successes with PSE.
(%) Systolic blood 135 [+ or -] 23 0.99 pressure (mmHg) Diastolic blood 73 [+ or -] 11 0.09 pressure (mmHg) Pulse pressure (mmHg) 74 [+ or -] 11 0.13 Cholesterol (mg/dL) 156 [+ or -] 41 0.61 Haemoglobin (g/dL) 11.3 [+ or -] 1.5 0.96 Albumin (g/dL) 3.9 [+ or -] 0.5 0.87 CRP (mg/L) 5.7 (3.0-14.0) 0.02 Calcium (mg/dL) 9.0 [+ or -] 0.9 0.001 Phosphate (mg/dL) 4.9 [+ or -] 1.6 0.001 * Cardiovascular comorbidities: the presence, at baseline, of at least one of these comorbidities: angina, arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, coronary surgery, angioplasty, other heart surgeries, claudicatio intermittens, amputations, peripheral surgery, stroke, TIA, and preexisting chronic heart failure.
In his detailed history, a week ago he had had a lower extremity angiography for claudicatio intermittens and been found to have bilateral stenosis and occlusions of the superficial femoral and infrapopliteal arteries; a day after this procedure, skin lesions developed.