SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY DISEASE (ARM)
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What is Subclavian Artery Disease?
Plaque build up can occur anywhere in the body including the artery supplying the arm (subclavian artery). When significant blockage occurs in this artery, there is decreased blood flow to the muscles of the arm and hand resulting in symptoms.
What are the Symptoms of Subclavian Artery Disease?
Symptoms of subclavian artery disease may include arm:
Pain/discomfort (often with use or elevation)
Fatigue (often with use or elevation)
Cool and/or pale hand
Decreased blood pressure in one arm compared to the other
Dizziness/visual changes (due to steal from the brain via the vertebral artery)