Joshua E. Lane, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

Joshua E. Lane

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Cutaneous Cholesterol Emboli (Cholesterol Emboli)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Physical examination typically includes a mottled appearance that is similar to livedo reticularis (Figure 1) and cyanosis of the distal extremities. This bluish discoloration of the toes with or without ulceration may serve as a clinical clue to this diagnosis. While it is possible…

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