oa South African Medical Journal - Gangrene of the extremities in measles
|Article Title||Gangrene of the extremities in measles|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth|
|Publication Date||Jul 1977|
|Pages||117 - 121|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Extremities, Gangrene, Measles, Paediatric surgery and Radiology|
Gangrene of an extremity is very uncommon in measles, but we have encountered 3 cases. One patient had a peripheral variety with gangrene of the toes, while the other 2 had major vessel thrombosis.
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