IMAGES IN VASCULAR SURGERY
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 166-167

Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene Complicating Vivax Malaria


1 Department of Medicine, ESI Medical College, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Medicine, Kolkata Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Krishnarpan Chatterjee
Department of Medicine, ESI Medical College, Joka, Kolkata, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.180128

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We present a case of Plasmodium vivax malaria who presented with distal lower limb gangrene. Large vessels of the lower limb were normal. After ruling out other causes, a diagnosis of symmetrical peripheral gangrene was made. The dry gangrene was treated conservatively, and amputation planned after the line of demarcation was seen.


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