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What is Distal Occlusive Disease?


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#1 marsha

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 03:37 PM

On Dr. Seibolds report it says many things, one which I can't find is Distal Occlusive Disease. The only thing that I can find which isn't the same wording is PAD or Peripheral Artery Disease.

Are they one in the same?
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Posted 25 July 2011 - 01:00 AM

Hi Marsha,

Hmm...I've never heard of Distal Occlusive Disease, but I've found a few interesting links to Vascular Involvement, Distal Aortic Diameter and Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease and Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease. I do hope that they'll be helpful to you.

Thankfully I haven't experienced this myself so can't advise you but it's possible some of our other members may have first hand knowledge of this condition. :)

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 07:24 AM

Thanks Jo those are also the things I found. Thankfully I see my scleroderma expert again in the middle of August I can ask him first hand, and when I find out I'll post it.

Marsha