intermittent claudication

intermittent claudication
intermittent claudication n cramping pain and weakness in the legs and esp. the calves on walking that disappears after rest and is usu. associated with inadequate blood supply to the muscles (as in Buerger's disease or arteriosclerosis)

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a complex of symptoms characterized by pain, tension, and weakness in a limb when walking is begun, intensification of the condition until walking becomes impossible, and disappearance of the symptoms after a period of rest. It is caused by reversible muscle ischemia that occurs in occlusive arterial disease of the limbs. Called also Charcot syndrome and angina cruris.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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