Purple Toes Syndrome Associated with Warfarin Therapy in a Patient with Antiphospholipid Syndrome

@article{Talmadge2003PurpleTS,
  title={Purple Toes Syndrome Associated with Warfarin Therapy in a Patient with Antiphospholipid Syndrome},
  author={D. B. Talmadge and A. Spyropoulos},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={23}
}
  • D. B. Talmadge, A. Spyropoulos
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy
  • Purple toes syndrome is an extremely uncommon, nonhemorrhagic, cutaneous complication associated with warfarin therapy. It is characterized by the sudden appearance of bilateral, painful, purple lesions on the toes and sides of the feet that blanch with pressure. The syndrome usually develops 3–8 weeks after the start of warfarin therapy. A 47‐year‐old man with a history of purple toes syndrome that resolved after discontinuing warfarin—prescribed for a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his right… CONTINUE READING
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