Peripheral Arterial Disease

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a narrowing or blockage of arteries that causes poor blood flow to your legs or arms. When you walk or exercise, your leg muscles don't get enough blood and you can get painful cramps.

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & David A. Szalay, MD - Vascular Surgery