Crioglobulinemia de los dedos

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Crioglobulinemia de los dedos

La crioglobulinemia es causada por una proteína anormal que en ocasiones se encuentra en la sangre de personas que padecen mieloma múltiple, leucemia o ciertas formas de neumonía, la cual hace que la sangre se gelifique a bajas temperaturas. En esta fotografía, la crioglobulinemia ha reducido el flujo sanguíneo a los dedos con tal severidad que se han tornado oscuros. Las áreas negras son gangrena resultante de la falta de aporte sanguíneo.

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  • Last Reviewed on 03/04/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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