[Intestinal effects of Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans) case report]. Academic Article Case Study uri icon


  • A case of an adult patient with intra-abdominal mass syndrome and acute surgical abdomen due to chronic intestinal ischemia with localized perforation and ileal necrosis associated to hepatic granulomatosis and mesenteric adenitis produced by Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans) is presented herein. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, handling and prognosis of this rare entity were examined.

publication date

  • June 2003