OTHER ABNORMALITIES OF THE AORTA is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease of Abdominal Aorta

Particularly common in presence of diabetes mellitus or cigarette smoking. Symptoms include intermittent claudication of the buttocks and thighs and impotence (Leriche syndrome); femoral and other distal pulses are absent. Diagnosis is established by noninvasive leg pressure measurements and Doppler velocity analysis, and confirmed by MRI, CT, or aortography. Catheter-based endovascular treatment or aortic-femoral bypass surgery is required for symptomatic treatment.

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