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Claudication - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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...

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
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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 - 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
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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 - 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...

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...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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 - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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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...

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...

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...