Phlegmasia cerulea dolens following heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Deepesh G. Aggarwal, Shilpa S. Bhojraj, Ali Behrainwalla, Charu K. Jani, Simin S. Mehta
Coronary artery bypass grafting, cyanosis, heparin, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis, massive proximal venous thrombosis, phlegmasia cerulea dolens, pulselessness
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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.
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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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