European Journal of Dermatology


Achievement of good long-term control with direct oral anticoagulant for Buerger’s disease Volume 33, issue 5, September-October 2023


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1 Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu-shi, Oita, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, Oita Prefectural Hospital, Oita-shi, Oita, Japan

Buerger’s disease (thromboangiitis obliterans) is characterized by recurring progressive inflammation and clotting in small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet, resulting in ulcers and extreme pain in the limbs. It is more common in adolescent males with a history of smoking, and treatments include smoking cessation, exercise therapy, and pharmacotherapy. However, effective standard treatment has not been established [1]. Herein, we report a case of Buerger’s disease successfully [...]