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Idiopathic peripheral gangrene: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2591333     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An 11-month old male infant presented with dry idiopathic peripheral gangrene (IPG) of both feet. Subsequently spontaneous autoamputation occurred and the stump healed. Including this patient, 8 cases of IPG under 12 years of age seen at the Kenyatta National Hospital between 1978 and 1986 were analysed. 5 were males and 3 were females. All the 8 children except one had an illness preceding IPG. The literature is reviewed and the management is discussed.
D M Njai; J D Ajusi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-23     Completed Date:  1990-01-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  KENYA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  231-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Foot Diseases / diagnosis*
Gangrene / diagnosis*,  etiology
Metatarsal Bones / pathology
Toes / pathology

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