Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger Disease) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 15, 2017
  • Author: Naiem Nassiri, MD; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Acrocyanosis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Ergotism
  • Livedo reticularis
  • Trauma
  • CREST (calcinosis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal motility disorder, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia) syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Rheumatoid vasculitis
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Wegener granulomatosis
  • Mixed connective-tissue disease
  • Antiphospholipid-antibody syndrome
  • Hyperhomocysteinemia with atherosclerosis
  • Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
  • Repetitive vibratory equipment use
  • Hypothenar hammer syndrome

Differential Diagnoses