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Phlegmasia cerulea dolens following heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Deepesh G. Aggarwal, Shilpa S. Bhojraj, Ali Behrainwalla, Charu K. Jani, Simin S. Mehta

Keywords : Coronary artery bypass grafting, cyanosis, heparin, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis, massive proximal venous thrombosis, phlegmasia cerulea dolens, pulselessness

Citation Information : Aggarwal DG, Bhojraj SS, Behrainwalla A, Jani CK, Mehta SS. Phlegmasia cerulea dolens following heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (1):51-52.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_183_16

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


The authors present a case of a 49-year-old woman who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting after suffering from an acute coronary syndrome and later developed phlegmasia cerulea dolens with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and HIT thrombosis (HITT).

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