What are the alternative names for peripheral arterial disease?

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Following are the other names for peripheral arterial disease:
  • Atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Vascular disease
  • Hardening of the arteries
  • Claudication
  • Poor circulation
  • Leg cramps from poor circulation
This answer from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has been reviewed and/or edited by Dr. William D. Knopf.

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