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Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) VS Raynauds

Buerger's is a nonathersclerotic recurrent ______ (arteritis) vaso-occlusive disorder of small and medium sized arteries, veins, and nerves of the upper and lower extremities
men less than 40; although does occur in women
Who does Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) occur in?
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Strong relationship with tobacco use
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Intermittent claudication of feet, hands or arms
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Progression leads to rest pain, ischemic ulcerations
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Color and temperature changes, paresthesias. Thrombophlebitis and cold sensitivity
Diagnosis of Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) made on basis of age of onset, _____, symptoms
Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
Main Treatment: tobacco cessation
Avoid _____ to extremities with Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease).
meds for Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
calcium channel blockers, antiplatelet agents, andrenergic blockers, anticoagulants
Raynaud's Phenomenon
Episodic vasospastic disorder involving fingers and toes.
women age 15-40
Raynaud's Phenomenon occurs in whom?
Raynaud's Phenomenon
Induces color changes (Pallor to bluish purple to red), coldness, numbness, pain
Raynaud's Phenomenon
Symptoms associated with exposure to cold, emotional upsets, caffeine and tobacco use
Raynaud's Phenomenon Tx includes Avoid temperature extremes especially exposure to ____ temperatures
tobacco and caffeine
Raynaud's Phenomenon Tx includes Avoid _____
Raynaud's Phenomenon Tx includes Avoid all drugs with ________ effect
calcium channel blockers to relax smooth muscles
Raynaud's Phenomenon PRIMARY TX
Raynauds is caused by ______ where as Beurger's is caused by inflammation.
Sudden constriction of a blood vessel, reducing its diameter and flow rate.