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Akutt arteriell insuffisiens i ekstremitetene

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Definisjon:
Plutselig reduksjon av blodtilførsel til en ekstremitet med fare for iskemisk skade. Forårsaket av trombose eller emboli.
Forekomst:
Insidens ca. 1,5 tilfeller per 10.000 personer per år.
Symptomer:
Akutt innsettende smerter, blekhet, ev. parestesier og svekket kraft i en ekstremitet.
Funn:
Huden blir blek og kald, bortfall av perifer puls.
Diagnostikk:
Diagnosen kan stilles på typisk klinikk. Eventuell doppler-ultralyd eller CT/MR-angiografi.
Behandling:
Kirurgi eller lokal trombolyse.
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  • Torbjørn Dahl, overlege, Kirurgisk avdeling, Regionsykehuset i Trondheim
  • Ingard Løge, spesialist allmennmedisin, redaktør NEL

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Nikolaj Eldrup, overlæge, ph.d., klinisk lektor, Karkirurgisk Klinik, Rigshospitalet, Danmark