Nov 29

Cutaneous Manifestations of CAD

Identification of some cutaneous lesions can help diagnosing early CAD. In a study by Dr S Dwivedi and Dr A Aggarwal from UCMS Delhi in 435 CAD patients presenting with ACS 126 (28.9 %) had distinct cutaneous lesions. Patients of known diabetes mellitus with its attendant complications like diabetic foot, thyroid diseases, autoimmune disorders and collagen vascular diseases were excluded from this study.

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