Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
CRIADO, Paulo Ricardo et al. Cutaneous manifestations of thrombophilia. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2008, vol.83, n.6, pp. 491-506. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962008000600002.
The aim of this article is to review the hypercoagulable states (thrombophilia) most probably found by dermatologists; their cutaneous signs including livedo racemosa, skin necrosis, digital ischemia and ulcerations, retiform purpura and leg ulcers; their appropriate treatment; to describe the skin manifestations that require laboratory tests for thrombophilias and the tests indicated in these clinical conditions.
Keywords : Factor V; Leg ulcer; Purpura; Skin diseases; vascular; Thrombophilia; Thrombosis.