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Title: Chronic ischemia presenting as muscular groin pain.
Authors: Diacogiorgis, Dimitri
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: American Podiatry Association
Place of publication: Washington
Publication Title: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Volume: 97
Issue: 5
Start Page: 402
End Page: 404
Abstract: A 66-year-old man was admitted to a hospital rehabilitation unit for the management of chronic groin pain. Since the groin pain began, he had been unable to bear weight on his right foot. During a podiatric examination, the patient reported sharp pain at the apex of his right hallux. A full podiatric assessment was undertaken to evaluate his vascular, neurologic, and biomechanical status. The patient’s ankle-brachial index was found to be 0.34 in the right lower limb and 0.68 in the left lower limb. After vascular assessment, the patient was diagnosed as having chronic ischemia of the right leg. He underwent left-to-right femoral-to-femoral bypass graft surgery to salvage the right lower leg and foot.
ISSN: 8750-7315
Internal ID Number: 00157
Type: Journal Article
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