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Irish Journal of Medical Science (1926-1967)

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 127–129 | Cite as

Changes in the hand circulation in a case of pulmonary osteo-arthropathy

  • J. S. Logan
  • R. J. Marshall
  • J. T. Shepherd
  • R. F. Whelan
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Summary

  1. 1.

    The circulation through the hand was investigated during release of sympathetic tone in a case of hypertrophic osteo-arthropathy. There was a great increase in hand blood flow, but only a small increase in the rate of heat elimination from the hand as compared with values obtained in normal people. This is taken to indicate a large increase in blood flow in the deeper vessels in the hand, possibly in the bony or periosteal vessels.

     
  2. 2.

    Following removal of a bronchial carcinoma the bone changes regressed, the hand blood flow fell to within normal limits and the rate of heat loss returned to normal.

     

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Logan
  • R. J. Marshall
  • J. T. Shepherd
  • R. F. Whelan

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