Palpable Radial Pulse Despite Artery Occlusion - How is that Possible? A Localized Livedo Racemosa Leads to the Solution
- *Corresponding Author:
- Bettina Ackermann
University of Basel, Switzerland
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Received date: April 21, 2016; Accepted date: June 21, 2016; Published date: June 28, 2016
Citation: Ackermann B, Itin P, Aschwanden M, Staub D, Mueller S (2016) Palpable Radial Pulse Despite Artery Occlusion - How is that Possible? A Localized Livedo Racemosa Leads to the Solution. Dermatol Case Rep 1:109. doi:10.4172/dmcr.1000109
Copyright: © 2016 Ackermann B, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This case report highlights the diagnostic value of livedo racemosa as a clinical clue for radial artery occlusion. Increasing use of radial atrial cannulation in clinical routine, this clue may be of importance for cliniciens.