Peripheral Vascular Disease Case Studies
A 52-year-old man complained of pain and cramping in his right calf caused by walking two blocks. The pain was relieved with cessation of activity. The pain had been increasing in frequency and intensity. Physical examination findings were essentially normal except fordecreased hair on the right leg. The patient’s popliteal, dorsalis pedis, and posterior tibialpulses were markedly decreased compared with those of his left leg.
Routine laboratory work
Within normal limits (WNL)
Doppler ultrasound systolic pressures