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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 10. No. 1, 2005

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2005;10:62-65

Case Report

Acute Ischaemic Crisis of Raynaud Phenomenon in an Adolescent with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

VWY Au Yeung, KP Lee, FT Yau


Abstract

Raynaud phenomenon is manifested as sudden vasoconstriction of distal phalanges with cyanosis and reactive hyperaemia. Ischaemic skin lesions are also noted in severe cases. We report a 17-year-old lady with systemic lupus erythematosus who presented with dry gangrene of digits owing to intense Raynaud attacks. Various management strategies are discussed.

Keyword : Adolescent; Ischaemic ulcers; Raynaud phenomenon; Systemic lupus erythematosus


Abstract in Chinese

 
 

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