SIGNIFICANCE OF KNEE SKIN TEMPERATURE IN ISCHEMIC LEGS.

@article{Zweifler1965SIGNIFICANCEOK,
  title={SIGNIFICANCE OF KNEE SKIN TEMPERATURE IN ISCHEMIC LEGS.},
  author={Andrew J. Zweifler},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1965},
  volume={115},
  pages={
          151-4
        }
}
IF THE FEMORAL pulse is diminished or absent in a clinically ischemic leg, the informed physician properly suspects that he may be dealing with a surgically correctable problem, since in such cases the obstructing lesion may be limited to the aorto-iliac or iliofemoral areas. However, patients with clinical evidence of arterial insufficiency of the leg are frequently found to have normal femoral and absent popliteal pulsation in that limb. In these cases obstruction may exist in the superficial… CONTINUE READING

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