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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 80-81

Peripheral limb ischemia with preserved pulses


1 Department of Medicine, MR Medical College, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India
2 Department of General Medicine, MR Medical College, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India

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Dr. S Sumangala
Department of General Medicine, MR Medical College, Kalaburagi, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/AJIM.AJIM_14_19

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Symmetric peripheral limb gangrene can occur with preserved arterial pulses due to the involvement of microcirculation, including small venules. Various representative disorders, including drug-induced vasculitis have been reported. Presenting a case of a 22-year-old female with symmetric ischemic changes of fingers with preserved pulses secondary to ergot alkaloid-induced secondary Raynaud's phenomena causing vasculitis. This case emphasizes on the importance of drug history and clinical examination and the need for high index of suspicion for drug-induced Raynaud's.


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