Spontaneous peripheral arterial microembolization.

  title={Spontaneous peripheral arterial microembolization.},
  author={Steven G Katz and Roy D Kohl},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  volume={6 4},
Over a seven year period 52 patients having a clinical diagnosis of spontaneous peripheral arterial microembolization were identified. Sixty-one percent of patients were female, 15% were diabetic, and 73% used tobacco chronically. A striking finding was the very high incidence of associated systemic disorders such as thrombocytosis (8), polycythemia vera (3… CONTINUE READING