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End stage renal disease caused by thromboangiitis obliterans: a case report

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, August 2015
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Title
End stage renal disease caused by thromboangiitis obliterans: a case report
Published in
Journal of Medical Case Reports, August 2015
DOI 10.1186/s13256-015-0659-8
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Hyo-Jin Yun, Dong-Il Kim, Kyung-Ho Lee, Seong-Joo Lim, Won-Min Hwang, Sung-Ro Yun, Se-Hee Yoon

Abstract

Thromboangiitis obliterans or Buerger's disease is a nonatherosclerotic, segmental, inflammatory vasculitis that is strongly associated with tobacco products and commonly affects the small- and medium-sized arteries of the upper and lower extremities. However, the disease can, rarely, involve large central or visceral arteries. We report here the case of end stage renal disease due to renal artery thrombosis caused by thromboangiitis obliterans. A 51-year-old Korean man who had previously required amputation of both great toes due to thromboangiitis obliterans presented with left flank pain and oliguria. Both his renal arteries were occluded on contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography and abdominal angiography. He also had abdominal angina. He had no risk factor of thromboembolism from cardiac origin, atherosclerosis except for tobacco abuse, collagen diseases or hypercoagulable disorders. Renal failure and mesenteric ischemia associated with thromboangiitis obliterans progression was diagnosed. Renal failure due to renal artery thrombosis and mesenteric ischemia represents an unusual manifestation of thromboangiitis obliterans. But once it occurs, it can be life-threatening. When we care for a patient with thromboangiitis obliterans, we should pay attention to this rare disease course, and encourage cessation of the smoking of tobacco products.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 18%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 9%
Student > Bachelor 1 9%
Student > Master 1 9%
Other 2 18%
Unknown 2 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 3 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 18%
Psychology 2 18%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 9%
Unknown 3 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 April 2016.
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#6,772,473
of 11,329,665 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#562
of 1,684 outputs
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#115,132
of 235,898 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#16
of 58 outputs
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