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

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)THROMBOANGITIES OBLITERANS

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 "

CORRECT ANSWER IS.. A.. Thromboangiitis obliternus

Tnx Dr Gyanendranath Tripathy
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Thromboangiitis obliterans AKA Buerger disease

Ans:- A) Thromboangitis obliterans

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