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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--6

Multiple vasculogenic disabilities : a challenge in rehabilitation.


Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-29, India., India

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G Handa
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-29, India.
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A 37 year old male presented with left hemiplegia, left below knee amputation, right partial foot amputation and claudication pain. The limitations in the rehabilitation management in such a high-risk patient are multiplied. The appreciable benefits from supervised rehabilitation and judicious goal setting can help in improving the functional status and retard the disease progression in such patients. This study highlights that coexisting cerebrovascular, coronary and peripheral vascular diseases can pose a real challenge and can result in multiple disabilities.






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