Arterial calcification

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Type II diabetes since 10 years. Recently diagnosed with hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
X-ray

Linear calcific areas noted along the anterior and posterior aspects of the tibia.
 

Case Discussion

Case of arterial calcifications and the involved arteries are the Tibials (anterior and posterior).
This suggests a peripheral arterial disease
A further investigation is necessary.

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Case information

rID: 27384
Published: 1st Feb 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: shetty
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