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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 172952, 2 pages
Case Report

Limb Necrosis in a Lung Cancer Case Presenting with Widespread Thrombosis

1Department of Radiation Oncology, Hatay Antakya State Hospital, 31040 Hatay, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical School of Dicle University, 21280 Diyarbakir, Turkey

Received 31 October 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012

Academic Editors: A. Iyisoy and N. Nighoghossian

Copyright © 2012 Eda Erdis and Oguz Karahan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The malignancies are commonly associated with enhanced thrombotic vascular events. The thrombotic events are also increased in lung cancer subtypes. Even, the systemic mortal thrombotic disorders were reported in the literature. We report a case of a nonsmall-cell carcinoma patient who progressed with widespread thrombosis.