Home > Journals > International Angiology > Past Issues > International Angiology 2003 March;22(1) > International Angiology 2003 March;22(1):95-7

CURRENT ISSUE
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints

INTERNATIONAL ANGIOLOGY

A Journal on Angiology


Official Journal of the International Union of Angiology, the International Union of Phlebology and the Central European Vascular Forum
Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,37


eTOC

 

CASE REPORTS  


International Angiology 2003 March;22(1):95-7

Copyright © 2003 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Hypereosinophilia-induced digital necrosis in a smoking patient

Stephan D. 1, Lipsker D. 2, Sens P. 1, Hassani S. 1, Welsch M. 1

1 Vascular Diseases and Hypertension, University Hospital of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France 2 Dermatology, University Hospital of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France


PDF  


Raynaud’s phe­nom­e­non and dig­i­tal necro­sis of the fin­gers are rare com­pli­ca­tions of hyper­eo­sin­o­phil­ia. We ­report a case of a smok­ing male who devel­oped ­Raynaud’s phe­nom­e­non and dig­i­tal necro­sis of the fin­gers asso­ciat­ed with idiopath­ic hyper­eo­sin­o­phil­ia with angio­graph­i­cal­ly doc­u­ment­ed occlu­sion of small and medi­um arter­ies of the extrem­ities. The eosin­o­phils may play a throm­bot­ic role in vas­cu­lar pathol­o­gy and eosin­o­phil blood count ­should be ­checked when inves­ti­gat­ing ­patients with dig­i­tal gan­grene.

top of page

Publication History

Cite this article as

Corresponding author e-mail