Acute limb ischemia due to arterial embolism of tumor

Parvati Ramchandani, Michael C. Morris, Robert M. Zeit

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Arterial tumor embolism is a rare occurrence. We report such an embolus causing acute limb ischemia which was the first indication of malignancy in a patient who subsequently proved to have malignant melanoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)372-374
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1990


  • Arterial embolism
  • Malignant melanoma
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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