Upper extremity vascular disease is not common, when compared to lower extremity vascular disease, but has very different kind of diagnostic challenge for physicians.
The most well-known reasons for Upper extremity vascular disease are:
There are other foundational illnesses and anatomic anomalies that can cause furthest point vascular sickness including vasculitis, arteritis, Takayasu’s Aortitis and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
All these symptoms might be a side effect of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) involving upper extrimities
Depending up on patients symptoms and imaging results, vasular surgeon decides about treatment options. Patient can be managed either with medicines or if required, endovascular intervention like angioplasty and stenting can be done.