Buerger's disease Treatment Hyderabad


Buerger’s disease
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Buerger’s disease is a rare disease of the arteries and veins in the arms and legs. In Buerger’s disease – also called thromboangiitis obliterans – your blood vessels become inflamed, swollen and can be blocked with blood clots (thrombi).


Symptoms of Buerger’s disease include:

The reasons

The exact cause of Buerger’s disease is unknown. Although smoking clearly plays a role in the development of Buerger’s disease, how it works is not known. It is believed that the chemicals in tobacco can irritate the lining of your blood vessels, causing them to swell.

Risk factors

Smoking significantly increases the risk of Buerger’s disease. However, Buerger’s disease can occur in people who consume any form of tobacco, including cigars and chewing tobacco.


Quit smoking in any form
Almost everyone with Buerger’s disease has consumed tobacco in one form or another, mostly cigarettes. To prevent Buerger’s disease, it is important not to consume tobacco.

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