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Vascular Disease

Vascular disease includes any condition affecting the circulatory system. This includes diseases of the arteries, veins and lymph vessels to blood disorders that affect circulation.

Examples of vascular diseases include:

  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Intestinal ischemic syndrome
  • Renal artery disease
  • Popliteal Entrapment Syndrome
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Buerger’s Disease
  • Carotid artery disease, dissection, or aneurysm
  • Varicose veins
  • Spider veins
  • Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome (KTS)
  • May-Thurner syndrome (MTS)
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
  • Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Lymphedema

Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms vary depending on the type and location of the vascular disease. For specific signs and symptoms, visit the page associated with a particular disease.


To diagnose vascular disease, a Deborah Specialty Physician will do a physical exam. Additional imaging tests may also be ordered, including:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Computed tomography (CT scan)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)