Definition of Intermittent claudication

1. Noun. Lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest.

Medical Definition of Intermittent claudication

1. A symptom complex characterised by leg pain and weakness brought on by walking, with the disappearance of the symptoms following a brief rest. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intermittent Claudication

intermittent acute porphyria
intermittent albuminuria
intermittent arthralgia
intermittent claudication (current term)
intermittent cramp
intermittent explosive disorder
intermittent haemoglobinuria
intermittent lake
intermittent lakes
intermittent malarial fever
intermittent mandatory ventilation
intermittent positive-pressure breathing
intermittent positive-pressure ventilation
intermittent pulse
intermittent sterilization
intermittent tetanus
intermittent torticollis

Literary usage of Intermittent claudication

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... 73 patients with intermittent claudication, 78 healthy smokers and in 38 healthy non-smokers. The mean ages of these groups were similar. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"Thrombosis and arteriosclerosis are usually present, but the symptoms of intermittent claudication may occur without thickening of the arterial wall, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"His own feeling about these cases of peripheral intermittent claudication was that they could not be altogether explained on the deficiency of the blood ..."

4. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"This increased pressure irritates the terminal nerve filaments, or reduces the circulation in the intestine, thus causing pain. intermittent claudication. ..."

5. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... intermittent claudication, and intermittent lameness, is a condition the symptoms of which depend upon arterial degeneration plus spasm of the affected ..."

6. Wisconsin Medical Journal by State Medical Society of Wisconsin (1905)
"analogous to intermittent claudication in the right arm, is another case in point. It would, therefore, seem that the application of the name ..."

7. Health Consequences of Smoking: Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"1 The "smoothed" rates are based on the mean of the individual probabilities of development of intermittent claudication in the 2 years following ..."

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