Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 4, August 2012, pages 234-239

Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis in a Patient With Infective Endocarditis and Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis


Figure 1.
Figure 1. A: Deformation of the hands; B: Necrotising skin ulcers on the lower extremities and the body.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. A: Echodensity on the fractured pacemaker lead inside the right ventricle; B: Mobile vegetation on the lateral leaflet of the tricuspid valve.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. A: Acute vasculitis in the papillary dermis with dense inflammatory infiltrate of neutrophil-predominance; B: Fibrinoid necrosis within the vessel wall (small picture) and necrosis of the epidermis.