Cannabis arteritis: a new case report and a review of literature

  title={Cannabis arteritis: a new case report and a review of literature},
  author={I. Peyrot and A. Garsaud and I. Saint-Cyr and O. Quitman and B. S{\'a}nchez and D. Quist},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  • I. Peyrot, A. Garsaud, +3 authors D. Quist
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Cannabis arteritis manifests in cannabis users, independently of tobacco consumption. Around 50 cases were reported in the literature since the first description of this entity in 1960. We report the case of a 36‐year‐old man, cannabis user, without vascular risk factor who developed digital necrosis on the right foot. The pedal pulses were not palpable. He had no abnormal laboratory findings. Arteriography revealed distal segmental lesions and occlusion of popliteal artery. This arteritis was… CONTINUE READING
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