Eur J Plast Surg (2015) 38:165–166 DOI 10.1007/s00238-014-1040-7 LETTER TO THE EDITOR M. S. Sidhu & Z. Ahmad & R. M. Jose Received: 25 September 2014 /Accepted: 11 November 2014 /Published online: 9 December 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014 Sir, negative. A vascular surgery review was sought and no pa- thology was identified. The diagnosis of non-ischaemic blue The non-ischaemic blue finger is a rare entity predominately affecting the female, middle-aged population. The condition finger was made based on clinical findings and normal inves- appears to be self-limiting and benign, with minimal risk of tigations. During his admission, the patient’s pain and swell- further episodes. The largest series on the subject comprises ing improved, and by the second day of admission, the only 11 patients with similar self-limiting presentations . discolouration had faded, leaving a mottled appearance. By The small numbers in this and all the published series to date the third day, the discoloration remained but the pain along the do not allow comments on the effectiveness of any particular index finger and great toe had improved, and he was therapy for such patients. discharged. During his follow-up the next week, the A 29-year-old, right-handed male school worker
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