Problem

Buerger's disease

Other Names:
Thrombo-angitis obliterans
Nature:

This is a disease of blood vessels and results in poor circulation in the lower legs, causing skin problems like burning, tingling and ulcerations.

Incidence:

It usually occurs in young men in their 30's who smoke cigarettes. In recent years, with the increase in women smokers, cases are being reported with young women.

Broader Problems:
Peripheral vascular disease
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST