Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2019
  • Author: Josefina A Dominguez, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Misdiagnosis for intermittent claudication rarely leads directly to limb loss. However, it is advisable to make early referrals to a vascular surgeon so as to reduce the likelihood of any legal action.


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