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Nonvascular Conditions of the Lower Extremities That May Mimic Arterial or Venous Disease: A Review

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Introduction. — Noninvasive lower extremity arterial evaluations comprised 34% (1381/4104) of our vascular laboratory's patient volume in the year 2002. Often, patients presented with one or more symptoms suggestive of arterial disease; however, their vascular study results indicated a degree of arterial disease that was incongruent with their symptoms. It is necessary for the vascular technologist to understand the differential diagnoses that mimic the symptoms of arterial insufficiency. This clinical review describes other nonatherosclerotic disorders affecting the lower extremities. These include reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), gout, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Charcot foot, and osteomyelitis (Table 1). Our goal is to briefly describe these clinical possibilities to enhance understanding.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2004-06-01

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  • The Journal for Vascular Ultrasound (JVU) is the official journal of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound. It consists of original scientific and educational articles, case studies, book reviews, technical reviews, ultrasound principle reviews, viewpoints, letters to the editor, and CME tests. Regular reading of JVU, published quarterly, will keep you current in your field and provide essential information that can be applied in your practice.

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