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Abstract

Blue Toe Syndrome: A Rare Complication of Acute Pancreatitis

Context Blue toe syndrome is an unusual complication of acute pancreatitis. It is characterized by tissue ischemia secondary to cholesterol crystal or atherothrombotic embolization leading to the occlusion of small vessels. Clinical presentation can range from a cyanotic toe to a diffuse multiorgan systemic disease that can mimic other systemic illnesses. Case Report Here we describe a young male who developed this complication after acute lcoholic pancreatitis.


Author(s):

Anshul Bhalla, Sudhir Gupta, Ulhas N Jajoo, Om P Gupta, Sri P Kalantri, Ajit P Jain



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