Prep for USMLEPrep for USMLE
         Forum      |     Resources New Posts   |   Register   |   Login





 numbness on walking  



Post Reply  
  • 0/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


Author4 Posts
  #1

60 yrs old man complains of pain and numbmess in left leg on walking, which is relieved when he takes rest. Also he is complaining of impotence. Physical examination shows atrophy of leg muscles and normal reflexes. There is bruit over femoral artery. What is it:

a) Leriche synd
b) herniation of lumbar disc
c) phlagmasia alba dolens
d) osteoarthritis




  #2

A.leriche syndrome....


  #3

Right, thanks


  #4

Leriche, think Le Riche, the rich
(as in wealthy).
Atherosclerosis caused by high society living (not actually but easier to remember) causing leg, buttock symptoms and impotence





Bookmark and Share



This thread is closed, so you cannot post a reply.



Login or Register to post messages








show Similar forum topics

Chromosome walking
66y man, difficulty walking, Dx
numbness & tingling
show Related resources









Advertise | Support | Premium | Contact