This photo is an example of livedo reticularis:
The haematological condition that is associated with livedo reticularis is Antiphospholipid syndrome. APS is also associated with:
- necrotizing vasculitis
- cutaneous ulceration
- subungual splinter haemorrhages
- erythematous macules, purpura, ecchymoses
- painful skin nodules.
Other haematological(ish) associations with Livedo reticularis include:
- Pernicious anaemia
- Factor V Leiden
- CMV infection.
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