Cold Leg in Patient with High Coated Platelets: Possible Association with the Use of Rofecoxib

Right common femoral angiogram after the diagnostic coronary angiography. A 40% ulcerative lesion is evident in the mid portion of the common femoral artery.
Right femoral angiogram (with digital subtraction) performed 20 hours after the diagnostic coronary angiography. Note the thrombotic occlusion of the common femoral artery proximal to the prior puncture site. Also, note the clear separation of the ulcerat
Final angiographic result after successful use of rheolytic thrombectomy and balloon angioplasty in normal angiogram (A) and with digital subtraction (B). Some residual thrombus at the site of occlusion persists.

Abdul Rashid, MD, George Dale, MD, Thomas Hennebry, MD

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