Émbolos de colesterol del Livedo reticularis en los pies

Los émbolos de colesterol bloquean vasos sanguíneos pequeños en áreas dependientes del cuerpo, en este caso, en el pie. Como resultado, el tejido superficial puede sufrir una infartación y los vasos sanguíneos inferiores se pueden dilatar para intentar compensar la situación. Esto crea el patrón de livedo, semejante a encaje.Émbolos de colesterol del Livedo reticularis en los pies

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Last reviewed 5/13/2011 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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