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Acroangiodermatitis with pincer nail of the finger due to venous hypertension from hemodialysis arteriovenous shunt Article à paraître

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Department of Dermatology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan

A 71-year-old man was admitted to our department with a two-year history of erythema and swelling of the right second finger. Ulcers had also occurred one month before admission. Past history included testicular lymphoma, IgA nephropathy, and chronic renal failure. He had been receiving hemodialysis with side-to-side arteriovenous anastomosis for 10 years. Physical examination revealed painful swelling of the right second finger with dark-red discolouration, punctate purpura, and ulcers (figure 1A, B). [...]