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Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration

Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration CRITICAL SITUATIONS SECTION EDITOR: ANITA G. LICATA, MD Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration Michelle L. Spenny, MD; Kathleen Y. Moen, MD; James G. H. Dinulos, MD; Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Critical Situations: Dermatology in the Acute Care Setting gram-positive cocci in pairs and chains, and IV ceftriax- REPORT OF A CASE one sodium therapy was initiated at a dosage of 50 mg/kg per day. The next morning, blisters were noted on the A healthy 3-year-old girl presented to an outside hospi- left elbow just proximal to an IV arm board used to se- tal with symptoms consistent with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis. On admission, she received 30 mg cure the hand catheter. After a second infusion of ceftri- of methylprednisolone succinate and a 300-mL bolus of axone, the patient reported extreme pain in her left arm. normal saline through a 22-g intravenous (IV) catheter Her arm was markedly swollen and an allergic reaction inserted in the dorsal aspect of the left hand. The nor- was suspected. The catheter was removed from the left mal saline was administered at 150 mL/h for 2 hours and hand, and a cold pack was applied to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2004 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6068
eISSN
2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/archderm.140.7.798
pmid
15262687
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Abstract

CRITICAL SITUATIONS SECTION EDITOR: ANITA G. LICATA, MD Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration Michelle L. Spenny, MD; Kathleen Y. Moen, MD; James G. H. Dinulos, MD; Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH Critical Situations: Dermatology in the Acute Care Setting gram-positive cocci in pairs and chains, and IV ceftriax- REPORT OF A CASE one sodium therapy was initiated at a dosage of 50 mg/kg per day. The next morning, blisters were noted on the A healthy 3-year-old girl presented to an outside hospi- left elbow just proximal to an IV arm board used to se- tal with symptoms consistent with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis. On admission, she received 30 mg cure the hand catheter. After a second infusion of ceftri- of methylprednisolone succinate and a 300-mL bolus of axone, the patient reported extreme pain in her left arm. normal saline through a 22-g intravenous (IV) catheter Her arm was markedly swollen and an allergic reaction inserted in the dorsal aspect of the left hand. The nor- was suspected. The catheter was removed from the left mal saline was administered at 150 mL/h for 2 hours and hand, and a cold pack was applied to

Journal

JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 2004

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