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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1986;3(1):319-323.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1986.3.1.319    Published online December 31, 1986.
Leriche Syndrome: A case report.
Won Jong Lee, Hong Jin Kim, Min Chul Shim, Sun Kyo Song, Koing Bo Kwun
Abstract
Leriche syndrome is a chronic disorder mostly in male and is a specific symptom complex due to thrombotic obliteration of the aortic bifurcation as result of an atherosclerotic change. The symptoms include 1) extreme liability to fatigue of both lower limbs; 2) symmetric atrophy of both lower limbs; 3) pallor of the legs and feets; 4) inability to maintain stable erection. There are several methods for surgical management of this disorder; 1) thromboendarterectomy with or without sympathectomy; 2) aortoiliac bypass graft; 3) aortofemoral bypass graft. Here we report a case of Leriche syndrome which was successfully managed with aortobifemoral bypass graft with Dacron and reviewed literatures on it briefly.


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