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This smoker presented with a four-year history of blanching of the fingers on exposure to cold. What is the diagnosis? A) Thromboangiitis obliterans B) Marantic endocarditis C) Kawasaki disease D) Brachial entrapment syndrome E) Takayasu's arteritis

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A. Thromboangiitis obliterans - it is exclusively seen in chronic smoker However it is extremely rarely seen in your limb The description of this case more fits in to Raynaud's syndrome and same need to be investigated before coming to conclusion

A - Thtombangitis obliterans . Also called Buergers disease . Patient is having typical history of being a smoker . There is a famous saying regarding Buerger"s disease ' You have to choose between cigarettes and legs - You can't have both "

A. Thromboanigitis obliterans. It is also known as Bearger Disease. iit s a recurring progressive inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet.. Tobacco use is strongly linked to its development. Researchers believe that chemicals in tobacco may irritate the lining of the blood vessels, causing them to swell.. It can lead to compulsion of amputation.

CORRECT ANSWER IS.. A.. Thromboangiitis obliternus

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SUGGESTIVE OF A THRONBOANGITIS OBLITERANS .....BUERGER'S...DISEASE

A)THROMBOANGITIES OBLITERANS

Typical (A)

Ans:- A) Thromboangitis obliterans

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