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Children's Health: (210) 358-5437
Vascular care and services at University Health System
Signs & Symptoms of Vascular Disease

Signs and Symptoms of Peripheral Artery Disease

  • Skin discoloration
  • Decreased or absent pulses
  • Pain (during exercise) which worsens as disease worsens
  • Rest pain (pain that occurs when lying down)
  • Tissue loss (ulceration and/or gangrene)
    • Can lead to limb loss if left untreated

Signs and Symptoms of Venous Disease

  • Sudden pain/swelling of one leg
  • Pain and swelling of extremity(s)
  • Unhealing ulcer(s)
    • Especially in ankle area
  • Large, protruding veins

Signs and Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Disease

  • TIA
  • Stroke
  • Vision Loss
  • Speech Loss
  • Weakness, numbness or paralysis
  • Abnormal noise in artery of neck heard by doctor through stethoscope


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