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Monday, June 26, 2017


Q; In patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, where is livedo reticularis is usually located?


Answer: Livedo reticularis due to cholesterol emboli is usually found on the feet and lower legs but in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, livedo reticularis may be found on the back and the buttocks. This is due to the involvement of branches of the internal iliac arteries.






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