Cryoglobulinaemia induced digital gangrene in a case of hepatitis C
- 1Department of Cardiology, Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, UK
- 2Departmet of Haematology, Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, UK
- Correspondence to Simon W Dubrey,
A 65-year-old woman presented with severe pain in the fingers of both hands (figure 1).
The patient was diagnosed with hepatitis C virus (HCV), following blood transfusion 30 years ago, and had developed the associated pathologies of cirrhosis and cryoglobulinaemia. Over the past 7 …