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May 1977

Osler Node, Janeway Lesions, and Splinter Hemorrhages: Occurrence With an Infected Arterial Catheter

Author Affiliations

From the Infectious Disease Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vt. Dr Aronson is now with Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. Dr Fanning is now with the Department of Medicine, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, Mass.

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(5):648-649. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640050108019

• This report documents the occurrence of an Osier node, subungual hemorrhages, and Janeway lesions peripheral to an infected arterial catheter. A brief review of these dermatological manifestations of infection is given and the importance of surgical removal of the involved artery after poor response to medical therapy is stressed.

(Arch Dermatol 113:648-649, 1977)

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