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1
Q

What is critical limb ischaemia?

A

Advanced form of chronic limb ischaemia

2
Q

What are the diagnostic features of critical limb ischaemia?

A

Ischaemic rest pain > 2 weeks

Presence of ischaemic lesions or gangrene

ABPI < 0.5

3
Q

Clinical features of critical limb ischaemia

A

Burning pain at night

O/E

  • pale and cold legs
  • weak/absent pulses
  • skin changes