NELSON W. BARKER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the past two years two patients have been observed at the clinic who presented the clinical picture of occlusive arterial disease of the legs, xanthoma tuberosum of the skin and marked lipemia.
The first patient was a man, aged 46 years, of Welsh and French ancestry, who apparently always had enjoyed good health. He complained solely of typical intermittent claudication of the calves of both legs of seven years' duration which had become progressively more severe. He smoked an average of 25 to 30 cigarettes a day; he gave no history of phlebitis, pain or trophic changes in the
BARKER NW. OCCLUSIVE ARTERIAL DISEASE OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES ASSOCIATED WITH LIPEMIA AND XANTHOMA TUBEROSUM1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:1891–1895. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-11-1891
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(11):1891-1895.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia.
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