Vascular Disorders of the Lower Extremity
Steve McClain, MD
Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
SUNY Stonybrook University Hospital
Stony Brook, LI
Owner McClain Laboratories
Vascular pathologies frequently manifest in the skin of the lower extremities. Several common diseases will be reviewed: Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), Chronic Lymphedema and Lipolymphedema, Venous insufficiency, Stasis dermatitis and Lipodermatosclerosis, Varicosities, Hemangioma, and Kaposi’s sarcoma.
- Review the common vascular disorders in the lower extremity.
- Discuss the various types of vascular disorders and the different levels of severities.
- Review treatment options of vascular disorders in the lower extremity and amputation prevention.
- Recognize the importance of biopsy to properly diagnose these vascular disorders and prevent an amputation.
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