Mackereth, Martha; Lennihan, Richard
December 1972
Angiology;Dec1972, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p688
Academic Journal
This paper describes two cases of gangrene in the extremity in infants while encouraging a more aggressive approach to this problem by virtue of new diagnostic methods and treatment skills that were not available in previous decades.


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