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A Rare Case Presentation

Bilateral Gangrene of Feet Secondary to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Raynaud Phenomenon in an Adolescent

Oluwatosin Ogunlana
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Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disorder that affects several organs and systems in the human body. Digital gangrene is known to be a rare and severe complication of systemic lupus erythematosus that could lead to amputation. We report a case of an adolescent who presented with an autoimmune disorder and multiple comorbidities and developed gangrenous toes.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, The University of Texas Medical Branch 2, 316 Rebecca Sealy, 301 University Blvd, Rt 0165, Galveston, TX 77555-0165. (E-mail: fatimares23@gmail.com)