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Type: Journal article
Title: Acroangiodermatitis in a lower leg amputee related to suction socket use
Author: Armenores, P.
James, C.
Weightman, W.
Huilgol, S.
Citation: Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 2013; 54(2):e37-e39
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Issue Date: 2013
ISSN: 0004-8380
1440-0960
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Paul Armenores, Craig L James, Warren Weightman, and Shyamala C Huilgol
Abstract: Acroangiodermatitis is a rare condition with numerous causes typically presenting as purple macules on the lower extremities. Although benign, it can mimic the presentation of more serious underlying conditions such as Kaposi's sarcoma. We present a case of acroangiodermatitis in the stump of an amputee related to suction socket use in order to raise awareness of an unusual setting for this vascular proliferation.
Keywords: acroangiodermatitis
amputee
Kaposi
suction socket
Rights: © 2011 The Authors
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2011.00826.x
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