Monserrat, Joaquin
August 1958
Angiology;Aug1958, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p226
Academic Journal
Severe hypertension may produce symmetrical ulceration in the supramalleolar region at the anterolatcral surface. Martorell, who first described this syndrome in 1945, termed it ‘hypertensive ulcer.’ The histological finding is subendothelial hyalinosis of the arterioli which leads to stenosis of the lumen. A case is reported. Sympathectomy results in rapid healing of the ulcer.


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