The Journal of Japanese College of Angiology
Online ISSN : 1880-8840
Print ISSN : 0387-1126
ISSN-L : 0387-1126
Volume 59 , Issue 5
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Original Article
Case Report
  • Hiroko Okuda, Hisashi Uchida, Hiroki Yoshida
    2019 Volume 59 Issue 5 Pages 33-36
    Published: May 10, 2019
    Released: May 10, 2019
    JOURNALS FREE ACCESS

    A 68-year-old woman with polycythemia vera presented to the emergency department complaining of acute onset pain, sensory and motility disturbance in the both legs. Enhanced computed tomography revealed the occlusion of bilateral common femoral arteries and lower limb arteries. She was transferred to our hospital and underwent an emergent operation. Bilateral thrombectomy using X-ray image and bilateral fasciotomies were performed. Postreperfusion injury was successfully controlled with temporary hemodialysis, and she fully recovered at discharge. Bilateral acute limb ischemia in patients with polycythemia vera is rare, but occasionally lethal without an appropriate treatment.

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