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Atheroemboli Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Elderly persons, especially those with atherosclerosis Distribution of lesions Localized to lower extremities Individual lesions Purpuric macules, including splinter hemorrhages, livedo reticularis, and ulceration Differential diagnosis clinical Livedo vasculitis usually is bilateral and displays signs of infarction, including hemorrhagic blisters early and white scars (atrophie blanche) late. Findings histopathologic […]