TITLE

Ischemia of Toes as a Presenting Symptom in Primary Thrombosis: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Walden, R.; Zweig, A.; Adar, R.
PUB. DATE
October 1978
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1978, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p779
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Although thrombotic occlusion of small vessels in thrombocytosis is allegedly well recognized, it has been reported only rarely. We treated 4 patients with primary thrombocytosis in whom ischemic toe lesions with normal peripheral pulses were the presenting and only symptoms. The symptoms preceded diagnosis by 5 years, 3 years, 1 year, and 1 month respectively. Treatment of the hematologic disorder resulted in disappearance of the toe lesions, Thrombocytosis should be routinely searched for in patients with ischemic toes and normal peripheral pulses.
ACCESSION #
16386085

 

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