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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the legs is hardening and narrowing of the arteries (atherosclerosis) that supply oxygen-rich blood to the legs. It results in reduced blood flow to the lower body, which "starves" the muscles and other tissues.
Current as ofApril 9, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffRakesh K. Pai, MD - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as of:
April 9, 2019
Rakesh K. Pai, MD - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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