Meaning of Buerger's disease

Buer'ger's disease"

Pronunciation: (bûr'gurz), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. an inflammatory and obliterative disease of the blood vessels of the legs and feet causing numbness and tingling, often leading to phlebitis and gangrene: most common in cigarette smokers.
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