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Bilateral claudication in a smoker

    Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 58-year-old woman was admitted for evaluation of intermittent bilateral claudication of the lower limbs, associated with weak femoral pulses.
    • Her medical history indicated that she was an active smoker.
    • Contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography was performed as part of the pre-operative evaluation.