Buerger's disease

noun

Buer·​ger's disease ˈbər-gərz- How to pronounce Buerger's disease (audio) ˈbu̇r- How to pronounce Buerger's disease (audio)
: thromboangiitis of the small arteries and veins of the extremities and especially the feet resulting in occlusion, ischemia, and gangrene

called also thromboangiitis obliterans

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“Buerger's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Buerger%27s%20disease. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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