Medical Challenge - What's the Diagnosis?


Here we go with this weeks medical mystery from the New England Journal of Medicine. I got it right! The patient is a smoker and his fingers turn whitish every time he is exposed to cold. What is the diagnosis that caused this severe lesion?
(click on the image for a better view)

1. Thromboangitis obliterans
2. Marantic endocarditis
3. Kawasaki disease
4. Brachial entrapment syndrome
5. Takayasu's arteritis

Take your best guess. The answer will be posted tomorrow!

Comments

Anonymous said…
I think #4
Anonymous said…
#1
that's gross. but i'll go with #1`. Isn't that another name for Berger's Syndrom (sp?)
Anonymous said…
I'm guessing it is # 1 because of the inflamed swelling.
Kellie

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