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  • aorto-iliac obstruction:
    • claudication in both buttocks, thighs and calves
    • femoral and distal pulses absent in both limbs
    • impotence and Leriche syndrome
    • bruit over aorto-iliac region

  • iliac obstruction:
    • unilateral claudication in thigh and calf, sometimes buttock
    • bruit over iliac region
    • unilateral absence of femoral and distal pulses

  • femoro-popliteal obstruction:
    • unilateral claudication in calf
    • femoral pulses palpable with absent unilateral distal pulses

  • distal obstruction:
    • femoral and popliteal pulses palpable
    • ankle pulses absent
    • claudication in calf and foot

Last reviewed 01/2018

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