Partial fingertip necrosis following a digital surgical procedure in a patient with primary Raynaud's phenomenon

Int Wound J. 2014 Dec;11(6):581-2. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12339. Epub 2014 Sep 9.

Abstract

Raynaud's phenomenon is a common clinical disorder consisting of recurrent, long-lasting and episodic vasospasm of the fingers and toes often associated with exposure to cold. In this article, we present a case of partial fingertip necrosis following digital surgical procedure in a patient with primary Raynaud's phenomenon.

Keywords: Digital necrosis; Digital surgery; Raynaud's disease; Raynaud's phenomenon.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Fingers / pathology*
  • Fingers / surgery
  • Humans
  • Necrosis / etiology
  • Necrosis / therapy
  • Postoperative Complications / pathology*
  • Raynaud Disease / complications*
  • Young Adult