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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Aortic Artery Blockage

01/25/2010

Question:

aprox 3 mos ago was hospitalized, received stints and an icd. I was told my aortic artery showed signs of blockage. now, my left leg seems to be fallinf asleep, to a higher degree at the time, and higher up the leg into my buttock. are these 2 related ?

Answer:

They may all be related to the blood vessel disease that you may already have from what you describe. You should call your physician to address these symptoms to be sure you don't need more urgent attention.

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Response by:

Spero R Cataland, MD Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University