VENOUS GANGRENE: REMINDING A VASCULAR CATASTROPHE

Authors

  • Pedro Novais Lima Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1492-2359
  • Joana Cruz Silva Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Anabela Gonçalves Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Manuel Fonseca Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Coimbra, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.232

Abstract

A 85 year-old, female patient, with an active colon neoplasm, was diagnosed with extensive ilio-femoro-popliteal deep vein thrombosis. She presented with severe oedema of the left lower limb and a cyanotic foot. Pedal pulses were palpable. Despite immediate anticoagulation, the patient expired at 72h.

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Published

04-01-2022

How to Cite

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Novais Lima P, Cruz Silva J, Gonçalves A, Fonseca M. VENOUS GANGRENE: REMINDING A VASCULAR CATASTROPHE. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2022 Jan. 4 [cited 2022 Jan. 28];28(4):73. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/232

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Images in Surgery

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