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Is it normal to complain of pain if someone has a superficial femoral artery stenosis?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

The pain is called claudication.
It happends when walking causes the lower extremity to require more oxygen rich blood than can be suplied due to the blockage. Usually resolves with rest.

In brief: Yes

The pain is called claudication.
It happends when walking causes the lower extremity to require more oxygen rich blood than can be suplied due to the blockage. Usually resolves with rest.
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