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Peripheral vascular disease patients may have blocked arteries with no symptoms. We offer expert PVD care at The UVM Medical Center in Burlington, VT.
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Lower extremity peripheral vascular disease, also known as peripheral vascular disease (PVD), results from blockages in the arteries that restrict blood flow to your limbs. The disease occurs progressively over time so patients may not experience symptoms for several months to a year.
Lower extremity peripheral vascular disease results from blockages in the arteries. These blockages are caused by atherosclerosis, which is primarily related to the following risk factors:
The disease tends to manifest itself in the following ways:
The process of diagnosis may involve the following:
Learn more about how we diagnose perpiphral vascular disease and treat it.