Join Us | Latest Articles | Contact

Journal Home


Editorial Board


Recent Articles


Submit to this journal


Special Issues


Current issue

Clinical Medical Image Library



Symmetric Peripheral Gangrene

Shilpa Y Krishnegowda and Sudhir Kumar N*



Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, B G Nagar, Karnataka, India


*Corresponding author: Sudhir Kumar, Department of Dermatology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, B G Nagar, Karnataka, India, E-mail: 72sudhirkumar@gmail.com
Clin Med Img Lib, CMIL-1-009, (Volume 1, Issue 1); ISSN: 2474-3682
Published Date: September 21, 2015
Citation: Krishnegowda SY, Sudhir KN (2015) Symmetric Peripheral Gangrene. Clin Med Img Lib 1:009
Copyright: © 2015 Krishnegowda SY. This is an open-access content distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




Figure 1A: Symmetric peripheral Gangrene. Cyanosis is seen over the palms along with gangrenous fingers.



Figure 1B: Symmetric peripheral Gangrene. Cyanosis is seen over the foot along with gangrenous toes.



A 60 year old female was referred for evaluation of blackish fingers and toes since 2 days. Her heart rate (130 beats/minute), blood pressure (70/40 mmHg), respiratory rate (28 cycles/minute) and raised total cell counts revealed that she was in septic shock. Cutaneous examination revealed symmetrical cyanosis of the palms and soles with blackish fingers and toes (Figure 1a and Figure 1b). Pulsations of radial and dorsalis pedis arteries were felt. She was started on linezolid along with fresh frozen plasma. Symmetrical peripheral gangrene is symmetrical ischaemic damage in two or more distal sites with the absence of major occlusive disease. Though the general condition and cyanosis of the palms and soles improved over the next 2 days, the gangrenous part persisted with a line of demarcation between the two.

International Journal of Anesthetics and Anesthesiology (ISSN: 2377-4630)
International Journal of Blood Research and Disorders   (ISSN: 2469-5696)
International Journal of Brain Disorders and Treatment (ISSN: 2469-5866)
International Journal of Cancer and Clinical Research (ISSN: 2378-3419)
International Journal of Clinical Cardiology (ISSN: 2469-5696)
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Treatment (ISSN: 2469-584X)
Clinical Medical Reviews and Case Reports (ISSN: 2378-3656)
Journal of Dermatology Research and Therapy (ISSN: 2469-5750)
International Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Research (ISSN: 2377-3634)
Journal of Family Medicine and Disease Prevention (ISSN: 2469-5793)
Journal of Genetics and Genome Research (ISSN: 2378-3648)
Journal of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (ISSN: 2469-5858)
International Journal of Immunology and Immunotherapy (ISSN: 2378-3672)
International Journal of Medical Nano Research (ISSN: 2378-3664)
International Journal of Neurology and Neurotherapy (ISSN: 2378-3001)
International Archives of Nursing and Health Care (ISSN: 2469-5823)
International Journal of Ophthalmology and Clinical Research (ISSN: 2378-346X)
International Journal of Oral and Dental Health (ISSN: 2469-5734)
International Journal of Pathology and Clinical Research (ISSN: 2469-5807)
International Journal of Pediatric Research (ISSN: 2469-5769)
International Journal of Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine (ISSN: 2378-3516)
Journal of Rheumatic Diseases and Treatment (ISSN: 2469-5726)
International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine (ISSN: 2469-5718)
International Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy (ISSN: 2469-570X)
International Journal of Surgery Research and Practice (ISSN: 2378-3397)
Trauma Cases and Reviews (ISSN: 2469-5777)
International Archives of Urology and Complications (ISSN: 2469-5742)
International Journal of Virology and AIDS (ISSN: 2469-567X)
More Journals

Contact Us

ClinMed International Library | Science Resource Online LLC
3511 Silverside Road, Suite 105, Wilmington, DE 19810, USA
Email: contact@clinmedlib.org
 

Feedback

Get Email alerts
 
Creative Commons License
Open Access
by ClinMed International Library is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License based on a work at https://clinmedjournals.org/.
Copyright © 2017 ClinMed International Library. All Rights Reserved.