What are potential complications of thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) (Buerger disease)?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Naiem Nassiri, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Potential complications of TAO include the following:

  • Ulcerations
  • Gangrene
  • Infection
  • Need for amputation
  • Rare occlusion of coronary, renal, splenic, or mesenteric arteries

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