Peripheral Artery Disease of the Legs
While PAD can affect many different parts of the body, PAD of the legs is the most common form.
Circulation Problem Reducing Blood Flow to Limbs
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a circulation problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. Your arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. When the arteries in your legs become blocked, your legs don't get enough oxygen.
Results of PAD
PAD can result in:
- Sometimes, loss of limbs