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CASE REPORT
Toe necrosis: report of uncommon aetiology
  1. Siham Mansouri1,
  2. Ayoub Bounsir2,
  3. Laila Benzekri1 and
  4. Badr Hassam1
  1. 1 Dermatolgy, CHU IBN SINA RABAT MOROCCO, Rabat, Morocco
  2. 2 Vascular surgery, CHU IBN SINA, Rabat, Morocco
  1. Correspondence to Dr Siham Mansouri, siham-mnsr{at}hotmail.fr

Abstract

Toe necrosis has many aetiologies. The most common one is ischaemia. In fact, both direct and indirect toe necrosis, as well as related lower limb gangrene, could be secondary to mechanical trauma, infections, pharmacological sensitivity, cancer, blue toe syndrome and other granulomatous diseases. We report a case of toes necrosis caused by an uncommon aetiology.

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  • Contributors SM took care of the patient and wrote the article. Surgery was done by AB. LB and BH supervised the hospital care of the patient.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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