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  1. George Williams
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Manchester


    Eighty-two biopsy specimens of vessels from 37 patients with clinical Buerger's disease were examined histologically and classified. The aetiology of this vascular disorder is discussed and a basis suggested for its pathogenesis as primarily a thrombotic disorder complicated by vasculitis. Thus both acute and chronic lesions are acceptable as entities.

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