The Mysterious Case of the Purple Toes

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Identifier walsh_1998_s2_c4
Title The Mysterious Case of the Purple Toes
Creator Howard D. Pomeranz, MD
Subject Nystagmus, Pathologic; Purpura; Thrombosis; Paresis; Brain Infarction; Endocarditis; Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation; Adenocarcinoma; Pancreatic Neoplasms
History A 65-year old female with purpuric toe lesions and a history of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, systemic hypertension and alcohol abuse.
Pathology Mural thrombus in left ventricle
Disease/Diagnosis Disseminated intravascular coagulation secondary to pancreatic carcinoma
Clinical Suppressed oculocephalic reflexes
Presenting Symptom Purpura of the toes
Neuroimaging MRI
Treatment Corticosteroids
Date 1998-03-23
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Language eng
Format application/pdf
Type Text
Source 1998 Walsh Proceedings
Relation is Part of Case presented at the NANOS 1998 Walsh Session, March 22-23.
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
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Contributor Primary Pomeranz, Howard D.
Contributor Secondary Lessell, Simmons
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
ID 178035
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