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University of Texas Southwestern Algorithm for Management of a Patient with Purpura Fulminans Causing Ischemia of an Extremity

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Cardiology
Infectious Diseases

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ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with purpura fulminans may develop limb ischemia and gangrene that requires surgical management. An algorithm used at the University of Texas Southwestern can be used to preserve as much tissue and function as possible.

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