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2022 Aug 27

Int J Surg Case Rep


A successful surgical management and outcome for a young man with infrarenal aortoiliac occlusion: A rare case report of Leriche syndrome.


Ali A A, Hussein A M, Kanpalta A H, Ahmed S A, Dirie A M H, Keilie A M W
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Aug 27; 98:107550.
PMID: 36055171.


Leriche syndrome, also known as aortoiliac occlusive disease, is characterized by chronic obstruction of the abdominal aorta and iliac arteries. The disease was first described by Robert Graham in 1814. Leriche syndrome was named after a French surgeon, Rene Leriche, who first operated on the condition.