Exploring thermography: a promising tool in differentiation between infection and ischemia of the acra in systemic sclerosis

Int J Rheum Dis. 2017 Dec;20(12):2190-2193. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12859. Epub 2016 Apr 2.
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Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amputation
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Body Temperature Regulation
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Computed Tomography Angiography
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ischemia / diagnosis*
  • Ischemia / etiology
  • Ischemia / physiopathology
  • Ischemia / therapy
  • Leg Ulcer / diagnosis*
  • Leg Ulcer / etiology
  • Leg Ulcer / physiopathology
  • Leg Ulcer / therapy
  • Microcirculation
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Rheumatology / methods*
  • Scleroderma, Diffuse / complications
  • Scleroderma, Diffuse / diagnosis*
  • Scleroderma, Diffuse / physiopathology
  • Scleroderma, Diffuse / therapy
  • Thermography*
  • Toes / blood supply*
  • Vasodilator Agents / therapeutic use
  • Wound Infection / diagnosis*
  • Wound Infection / microbiology
  • Wound Infection / physiopathology
  • Wound Infection / therapy

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Vasodilator Agents