Aortoiliac occlusive disease

Case contributed by David Cuete
Diagnosis almost certain


Intermittent claudication, pallor and pain in lower limbs.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years

Occluded infra-renal aorta and common iliac arteries bilaterally with multiple collateral pathways.

Case Discussion

Leriche syndrome refers to complete occlusion of the aorta distal to the renal arteries causing absent femoral pulses, bilateral claudication, and impotence.

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