Question: me k is a 57 year old man who...
Me. K. is a 57- year - old man who consulted his physician after noticing marked leg pain while playing golf. He had previously noticed increasing fatigue and discomfort in his legs associated with moderate exercise. when sitting for extended periods with legs became red, and sometimes his feet felt numb. His history indicated he smokes cigarettes and is chronically overweight. His blood cholesterol and other lipid levels are abnormal, and his physician suspects peripheral atherosclerosis as the cause of his discomfort.
1. Discuss the development of atherosclerosis, including the predisposing factors in this case the pathophysiological changes(see Atherosclerosis )
Discuss the complications that might develop in this patient. (see Atherosclerosis - Pathophysiology, Signs and Symptoms )