Intermittent claudication: importance of etiologic differentiation as an aid in selecting therapy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Intermittent claudication in the lower extremities is often manifested in either of two treatable forms, i.e., neurogenic or vascular. A thorough history and examination are necessary to distinguish between these two types. The main differential point is whether pain (vascular type) or a neurologic deficit (neurogenic type) develops as the patient exercises.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW; Scherokman, B

Published Date

  • January 1, 1981

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 43 - 44

PubMed ID

  • 7451792

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-8614

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1981.tb02394.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States