Buerger's disease

Other Names:
Thrombo-angitis obliterans

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


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 Problems:
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