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Claudication - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/claudication/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370959

Jan 10th, 2020 - Diagnosis Claudication may go undiagnosed because many people consider the pain to be an unwelcome but typical part of aging. Some people simply reduce their activity level to avoid the pain. A diagnosis of claudication and peripheral artery disease is based on a review of your symptoms, a physical exam, evaluation of the skin on your affected limbs, and tests to check blood flow. Some common t...

Claudication - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/claudication/symptoms-causes/syc-20370952

Jan 10th, 2020 - Overview Claudication Claudication Claudication is pain caused by too little blood flow to your legs or arms. This is usually a symptom of peripheral artery disease, in which the arteries that supply blood to your limbs are narrowed, usually because of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when arteries get thick and stiff due to a buildup of fatty deposits (plaques) on your artery walls. Cla...

Pulmonary embolism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-embolism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354653

Jan 9th, 2020 - Diagnosis Pulmonary embolism can be difficult to diagnose, especially in people who have underlying heart or lung disease. For that reason, your doctor will likely discuss your medical history, do a physical exam, and order one or more of the following tests. Blood tests Your doctor may order a blood test for the clot-dissolving substance D dimer. High levels may suggest an increased likelihood...

Pulmonary embolism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-embolism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354647

Jan 9th, 2020 - Overview Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot gets lodged in an artery in the lung, blocking blood flow to part of the lung. Blood clots most often originate in the legs and travel up through the right side of the heart and into the lungs. Pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in your lungs. In most cases, pulmonary emboli...

Mitral valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20355107

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview In mitral valve disease, the mitral valve, which is located between your left heart chambers (left atrium and left ventricle), doesn't work properly. Types of mitral valve disease include: Mitral valve regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation Mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation The mitral valve separates the two chambers (atrium and ventricle) of the left side of the h...

Atrial septal defect (ASD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-septal-defect/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369720

Dec 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Hearing a heart murmur during a checkup might cause your or your child's doctor to suspect an atrial septal defect or other heart defect. For a suspected heart defect, your doctor might request one or more of the following tests: Echocardiogram. This is the most commonly used test to diagnose an atrial septal defect. Sound waves are used to produce a video image of the heart. It allow...

Atrial septal defect (ASD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-septal-defect/symptoms-causes/syc-20369715

Dec 19th, 2019 - Overview An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall (septum) between the two upper chambers of your heart (atria). The condition is present at birth (congenital). Small defects might be found by chance and never cause a problem. Some small atrial septal defects close during infancy or early childhood. The hole increases the amount of blood that flows through the lungs. A large, long-st...

Cryoglobulinemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cryoglobulinemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20371253

Dec 19th, 2019 - Cryoglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A multispecialty team of experts works together to develop a treatment plan based on your needs. Your treatment team may include specialists in blood (hematologists), connective tissue and arthritis (rheumatologists), liver diseases (hepatologists), the nervous system (neurologists), the kidneys (nephrologists), and other areas as ...

Atrial septal defect (ASD) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-septal-defect/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20369726

Dec 19th, 2019 - Atrial septal defect care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists), doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists) and doctors trained in heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) work together as a team to treat people with congenital heart diseases. Having all this expertise in one place means th...

Cryoglobulinemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cryoglobulinemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20371244

Dec 19th, 2019 - Overview Cryoglobulins are abnormal proteins in the blood. If you have cryoglobulinemia (kry-o-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh), these proteins may clump together at temperatures below 98.6 F (37 C). These gelatinous protein clumps can impede your blood circulation, which can damage your skin, joints, nerves and organs — particularly your kidneys and liver. Cryoglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Symptoms Sy...

Cryoglobulinemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cryoglobulinemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20449756

Dec 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of cryoglobulinemia involves a blood test in which the sample must be kept at normal body temperature, 98.6 F (37 C), for a period of time before being cooled. Inaccurate test results can occur if the blood sample isn't handled properly. Treatment Depending on the underlying cause of cryoglobulinemia, treatment may include medications that suppress the immune system or fight...

Atrial tachycardia - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-tachycardia/cdc-20355258

Nov 12th, 2019 - Atrial tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is the least common type of supraventricular tachycardia. It's generally seen in children with underlying heart disorders such as congenital heart disease, particularly those who've had heart surgery. Atrial tachycardia may also be triggered by factors such as an infection or drug or alcohol use. For some people, atrial tachycardia increases during pregnanc...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353988

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Thoracic outlet Thoracic outlet The thoracic outlet is the space between your collarbone (clavicle) and your first rib. This narrow passageway is crowded with blood vessels, nerves and muscles. Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when blood vessels or nerves in the space between your collarbone and your first rib (thoracic outlet) are compressed. This can cause ...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353994

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing thoracic outlet syndrome can be difficult because the symptoms and their severity can vary greatly among people with the disorder. To diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may review your symptoms and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Physical examination. Your doctor will perform a physical examination to look for external signs of thoracic outle...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353998

Sep 11th, 2019 - Thoracic outlet syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Doctors trained in blood vessel surgery (vascular surgery), blood vessel conditions (vascular medicine), chest surgery (thoracic surgery), brain and nervous system conditions (neurology), imaging (radiology), orthopedic surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work together to diagnose and treat thoracic outlet syn...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483

Aug 8th, 2019 - Overview Brain aneurysm Brain aneurysm An aneurysm is a ballooning at a weak spot in an artery wall. An aneurysm's walls can be thin enough to rupture. The illustration shows a woman with an unruptured aneurysm. The inset shows typical aneurysm swelling. The Dangers of Brain Aneurysm Aneurysms can lurk without symptoms, but screening can save lives. Click here for an infographic to learn more A...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Aug 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms possibly related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given a test or series of tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage) or possibly another type of stroke. If bleeding has occurred, your emergency care team will determine whether the cau...

Brain aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361689

Aug 8th, 2019 - Brain aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Team approach to care Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and others work together for brain aneurysm care. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain conditions (neurologists), brain surgery (neurosurgeons) and nonsurgical treatments (neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists) have experience treating people who have brai...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465225

Jul 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. However, because most people with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) are young and usually healthy, diagnosing the condition can sometimes be challenging. The findings from a physical exam usually are normal. Your doctor will rule out other causes of leg pain, including muscle str...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/popliteal-artery-entrapment/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465225

Jul 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. However, because most people with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) are young and usually healthy, diagnosing the condition can sometimes be challenging. The findings from a physical exam usually are normal. Your doctor will rule out other causes of leg pain, including muscle str...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352144

Jul 1st, 2019 - Overview Fibromuscular dysplasia Fibromuscular dysplasia In fibromuscular dysplasia, the muscle and fibrous tissues in your arteries thicken, causing the arteries to narrow. This may reduce blood flow to your organs, leading to organ damage. Fibromuscular dysplasia of the artery to the kidney (renal artery) is shown here, with a "string of beads" appearance. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a conditi...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352150

Jul 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Because fibromuscular dysplasia may not cause any symptoms, it's unlikely your doctor would specifically check for this condition. If someone in your family has or had fibromuscular dysplasia or aneurysm, your doctor may recommend checking you for fibromuscular dysplasia, too. Your doctor may check for fibromuscular dysplasia if he or she hears an abnormal sound in your upper stomach ...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352152

Jul 1st, 2019 - Fibromuscular dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Multidisciplinary teams involved in your care at Mayo Clinic include doctors trained in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases (vascular medicine specialists, vascular and endovascular surgeons, cardiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialists. Advanced diagnosis and...

Atrial fibrillation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350630

Jun 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose atrial fibrillation, your doctor may review your signs and symptoms, review your medical history, and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose your condition, including: Electrocardiogram (ECG). An ECG uses small sensors (electrodes) attached to your chest and arms to sense and record electrical signals as they travel through your hea...

Atrial fibrillation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350624

Jun 19th, 2019 - Overview Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of strokes, heart failure and other heart-related complications. During atrial fibrillation, the heart's two upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of coordination with the two lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart. Atrial fibrillation symptoms often include hear...

Atrial fibrillation - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350633

Jun 19th, 2019 - Atrial fibrillation care at Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in evaluating and treating cardiovascular diseases (cardiologists) and cardiovascular surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), as well as other doctors work closely to evaluate and treat people with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm conditions. Technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use the most current tech...

Aneurysms - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aneurysms/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354636

Jun 6th, 2019 - Aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's aneurysm team includes specialists in blood vessel disease, blood vessel surgery, brain disease, brain surgery, blood vessel imaging and brain imaging. These specialists and other professionals work together to provide exactly the care you need. Pediatric specialists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota have experience evalua...

Aneurysms - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aneurysms/symptoms-causes/syc-20354633

Jun 6th, 2019 - Overview An aneurysm is an abnormal bulge or ballooning in the wall of a blood vessel. An aneurysm can burst (rupture), causing internal bleeding and often leading to death. Aneurysms usually don't cause symptoms, so you might not know you have an aneurysm even if it's large. Aneurysms can develop in several parts of your body, including: The aorta — the major blood vessel carrying blood from y...

Mitral valve regurgitation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-regurgitation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350178

May 16th, 2019 - Overview Mitral valve regurgitation — also called mitral regurgitation, mitral insufficiency or mitral incompetence — is a condition in which your heart's mitral valve doesn't close tightly, allowing blood to flow backward in your heart. If the mitral valve regurgitation is significant, blood can't move through your heart or to the rest of your body as efficiently, making you feel tired or out ...

Acute coronary syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-coronary-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20352136

Apr 10th, 2019 - Overview Acute coronary syndrome is a term used to describe a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart. One such condition is a heart attack (myocardial infarction) — when cell death results in damaged or destroyed heart tissue. Even when acute coronary syndrome causes no cell death, the reduced blood flow changes how your heart works and is a sign of a high r...

Myocardial ischemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myocardial-ischemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20375417

Apr 5th, 2019 - Overview Causes of myocardial ischemia Causes of myocardial ischemia Myocardial ischemia occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle (myocardium) is obstructed by a partial or complete blockage of a coronary artery by a buildup of plaques (atherosclerosis). If the plaques rupture, you can have a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Myocardial ischemia occurs when blood flow to your heart is red...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350696

Mar 14th, 2019 - Abdominal aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgeons) and other doctors in a wide array of specialties collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means doctors can often ev...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350693

Mar 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Abdominal aortic aneurysms are often found during an examination for another reason or during routine medical tests, such as an ultrasound of the heart or abdomen. To diagnose an abdominal aortic aneurysm, doctors will review your medical and family history and do a physical exam. If your doctor suspects that you have an aortic aneurysm, specialized tests, such as the following, can c...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350688

Mar 14th, 2019 - Overview Abdominal aortic aneurysm Abdominal aortic aneurysm An abdominal aortic aneurysm occurs when a lower portion of your body's main artery (aorta) becomes weakened and bulges. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an enlarged area in the lower part of the major vessel that supplies blood to the body (aorta). The aorta runs from your heart through the center of your chest and abdomen. The aorta ...

Ganglion cyst - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351160

Jan 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor may apply pressure to the cyst to test for tenderness or discomfort. He or she may try to shine a light through the cyst to determine if it's a solid mass or filled with fluid. Your doctor might also recommend imaging tests — such as X-rays, ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) — to rule out other conditions, such as arthritis or a tumor...

Ganglion cyst - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351163

Jan 8th, 2019 - Ganglion cyst care at Mayo Clinic Surgery to remove ganglion cysts can be performed through one larger incision or arthroscopically, via several small incisions. Some studies indicate that arthroscopy works as well as open surgery and may heal faster. Expertise and rankings Mayo doctors and surgeons have expertise removing ganglion cysts through one larger incision or arthroscopically, through ...

Ganglion cyst - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20351156

Jan 8th, 2019 - Overview Ganglion cyst Ganglion cyst Ganglion cysts are lumps that most commonly develop in the wrist. They're typically round or oval and are filled with a jelly-like fluid. Ganglion cysts are noncancerous lumps that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of your wrists or hands. They also may occur in the ankles and feet. Ganglion cysts are typically round or oval and are filled wi...

Ebstein anomaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebsteins-anomaly/symptoms-causes/syc-20352127

Nov 1st, 2018 - Overview Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly is a rare heart defect in which the tricuspid valve — the valve between the upper right chamber (right atrium) and the lower right chamber (right ventricle) of the heart — doesn't work properly. As a result, blood leaks back through the valve and into the right atrium. Atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper chambers of the h...

Ventricular tachycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355147

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Ventricular tachycardia care at Mayo Clinic Ventricular tachycardia teamwork at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of specialists works together to provide you with expert ventricular tachycardia care. Ventricular Tachycardia Click here for an infographic to learn more Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in heart diseases, heart rhythm d...

Congenital mitral valve anomalies - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-mitral-valve-anomalies/cdc-20385802

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Congenital mitral valve anomalies Normal heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Normal heart and heart with mitral valve stenosis Mitral valve stenosis, shown in the heart on the right, is a condition in which the heart's mitral valve is narrowed. This abnormal valve doesn't open properly, blocking blood flow coming into your left ventricle, the main pumping chamber of your heart. A normal ...

Ventricular tachycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355138

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Overview Ventricular tachycardia heartbeat Ventricular tachycardia heartbeat In ventricular tachycardia, an abnormal electrical impulse originating in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles) causes the heart to beat faster. The problem may involve either a small cluster of cells or a large area of scar tissue. Ventricular tachycardia is a heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia) caused by abnorm...

Ventricular tachycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-tachycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355144

Oct 3rd, 2018 - Diagnosis Ventricular tachycardia consultation at Mayo Clinic A thorough physical exam, medical history and testing is required to diagnose ventricular tachycardia. To diagnose ventricular tachycardia, your doctor may review your symptoms and your family and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose your condition, determine the cause an...

Giant cell arteritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/giant-cell-arteritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372764

Sep 26th, 2018 - Diagnosis Giant cell arteritis can be difficult to diagnose because its early symptoms resemble those of other common conditions. For this reason, your doctor will try to rule out other possible causes of your problem. In addition to asking about your symptoms and medical history, your doctor is likely to perform a thorough physical exam, paying particular attention to your temporal arteries. O...

Giant cell arteritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/giant-cell-arteritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372758

Sep 26th, 2018 - Overview Giant cell arteritis is an inflammation of the lining of your arteries. Most often, it affects the arteries in your head, especially those in your temples. For this reason, giant cell arteritis is sometimes called temporal arteritis. Giant cell arteritis frequently causes headaches, scalp tenderness, jaw pain and vision problems. Untreated, it can lead to blindness. Prompt treatment wi...

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-artery-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350563

Jul 16th, 2018 - Diagnosis Some of the tests your doctor may rely on to diagnose peripheral artery disease are: Physical exam. Your doctor may find signs of PAD during a physical examination, such as a weak or absent pulse below a narrowed area of your artery, whooshing sounds (bruits) over your arteries that can be heard with a stethoscope, evidence of poor wound healing in the area where your blood flow is re...

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-artery-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350568

Jul 16th, 2018 - Peripheral artery disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team of vascular specialists, vascular and endovascular surgeons, cardiologists and other professionals work together to provide exactly the care you need at Mayo Clinic. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a vascular center, staffed by doctors and other specialists trained in vascular diseases. Having all of this subspecia...

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-artery-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350557

Jul 16th, 2018 - Overview Claudication Claudication Claudication is pain caused by too little blood flow to your legs or arms. This is usually a symptom of peripheral artery disease, in which the arteries that supply blood to your limbs are narrowed, usually because of atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when arteries get thick and stiff due to a buildup of fatty deposits (plaques) on your artery walls. Per...

Polymyalgia rheumatica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polymyalgia-rheumatica/symptoms-causes/syc-20376539

Jun 22nd, 2018 - Overview Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness, especially in the shoulders. Signs and symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica (pol-e-my-AL-juh rue-MAT-ih-kuh) usually begin quickly and are worse in the morning. Most people who develop polymyalgia rheumatica are older than 65. It rarely affects people under 50. This condition is related to another i...

Baker's cyst - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bakers-cyst/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369955

Apr 23rd, 2018 - Diagnosis A Baker's cyst can often be diagnosed with a physical exam. However, because some of the signs and symptoms of a Baker's cyst mimic those of more-serious conditions, such as a blood clot, aneurysm or tumor, your doctor may order noninvasive imaging tests, including: Ultrasound X-ray Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) More Information MRI Ultrasound Treatment Sometimes a Baker's cyst wil...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350188

Apr 12th, 2018 - Overview A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the upper part of the aorta. The aorta is the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. A thoracic aortic aneurysm may also be called thoracic aneurysm and aortic dissection (TAAD) because an aneurysm can lead to a tear in the artery wall (dissection) that can cause life-threatening bleeding. Small and slow-growing thoracic aortic...