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Figure 7.39. Discoloration of the great toe and little toes of the left foot in this infant followed umbilical artery catheter placement. Widi removal of die catheter, vasospasm subsided with subsequent normal circulation and appearance. Umbilical artery catheterization may be associated with thrombotic complications.

Figure 7.40. On the left, note the discoloration of the toes in an infant 4 hours after placement of an umbilical arterial catheter. There was no significant improvement after catheter removal. On the right, note the gangrenous and atrophied appearance of the same foot 15 days later.

Figure 7.40. On the left, note the discoloration of the toes in an infant 4 hours after placement of an umbilical arterial catheter. There was no significant improvement after catheter removal. On the right, note the gangrenous and atrophied appearance of the same foot 15 days later.

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