Spontaneous arterial thrombosis in children
W Streif, P Monagle, M South, M Leaker, M Andrew
JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS | MOSBY-ELSEVIER | Published : 1999
Spontaneous peripheral artery thrombosis in children is rare. We present 2 cases, in both of which the diagnosis was delayed. Acute arterial insufficiency should be considered in children who have clinical symptoms of leg pain, pallor, and reduced pulses. Angiography is the gold standard to confirm or exclude the diagnosis.