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Traumatic thenar ischemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  970524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of posttraumatic digital ischemia involving the thenar portion of the hand is presented and the differential diagnosis of hand ischemia is discussed. The importance of obtaining an occupational history for assessment of possible hand trauma is emphasized. Angiography can confirm the diagnosis of posttraumatic arterial injury and will localize thrombosis or aneurysms for possible surgical repair.
J C Wandtke; R M Spitzer; H E Olsson; E Welch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  127     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1976 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-01     Completed Date:  1976-12-01     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  569-71     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Hand / anatomy & histology,  blood supply*
Hand Injuries / complications*,  radiography
Ischemia / etiology*
Middle Aged
Occupational Diseases / etiology*,  radiography
Raynaud Disease / diagnosis
Thromboembolism / diagnosis

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