Leriche's syndrome

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Le·​riche's syndrome | \ lə-ˈrēsh-əz- How to pronounce Leriche's syndrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of Leriche's syndrome

: occlusion of the descending continuation of the aorta in the abdomen typically resulting in impotence, the absence of a pulse in the femoral arteries, and weakness and numbness in the lower back, buttocks, hips, thighs, and calves

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“Leriche's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Leriche%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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