SAMUEL GITLOW, M.D.; CARL GOLDMARK, M.D.
These two cases are being reported together because they show similar pathologic changes even though clinically they differ entirely. The pathologic process is characterized by generalized arteriolar and capillary thrombosis.
While we realize that atypical verrucous endocarditis with a skin lesion resembling lupus erythematosus was described by Libman and Sacks1 in 1923, and that Moschcowitz2 the following year presented a case before the N. Y. Pathological Society under the title of "Hyaline Thrombosis of the Terminal Arterioles and Capillaries (A Hitherto Undescribed Disease)," we feel that despite the fact of the description of these two widely differing clinical conditions, the
GITLOW S, GOLDMARK C. GENERALIZED CAPILLARY AND ARTERIOLAR THROMBOSIS: REPORT OF TWO CASES WITH A DISCUSSION OF THE LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1046–1067. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-6-1046
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