A second-born twin with intra-utenine gangrene of the right lower limb secondary to a dissecting intramural hematoma of the femoral artery is reported. Although trauma seems most likely, the exact mechanism of intramural hemorrhage with compression and obliteration of the lumen of the vessel remains unknown.
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Experience and Reason—Briefly Recorded| March 01 1970
Gangrene of an Extremity in the Newborn
Enid F. Gilbert;
Gwendolyn R. Hogan;
Mable M. Stevenson;
Pediatrics (1970) 45 (3): 469–472.
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Enid F. Gilbert, Gwendolyn R. Hogan, Mable M. Stevenson, Hiroshi Suzuki; Gangrene of an Extremity in the Newborn. Pediatrics March 1970; 45 (3): 469–472. 10.1542/peds.45.3.469
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