The symptoms which are related to Arterial Occlusive Disease are a result of damaged blood flow in the upper and lower limbs of patients. The symptoms can appear in the patient suddenly or slowly with time.
The most common symptoms of Arterial Occlusive Disease are odd pain in muscles and cramps. Moreover, there is a continuous burning sensation in the patient’s leg. The patient may also experience numbness or pain caused by nerve damage, high blood pressure, symptoms related to stroke, and chest pain.
Physical examination is used for diagnosing arterial occlusive disease. There are also visual screening techniques that help in diagnosing arterial occlusive disease. The image screening techniques can be MRI, Ultrasound, and CT Scan. The patient can also go through other tests like blood tests.
In some scenarios, the patient can also go through a specific treatment procedure to repair the narrowed arteries so that the blood can flow normally.
However, if possibilities are detected concerning patient condition, introducing an object in the body or minimally invasive approaches are the most wanted treatment option. Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty and Stenting are among the conventional invasive treatment approaches which are used.
If the condition has become more severe, surgery can be the best option for the restoration of normal blood flow.
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