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Limb pain in children is one of the most frequent reasons to refer to the emergency unit. Most often it suggests an orthopaedic, a muscular, a peripheral neurologic or a spinal affection. We report two cases of recurrent limb pains revealing a central nervous system tumor.
BACKGROUND Nicolau syndrome is a rare condition consisting in tissue ischemia and necrosis following intramuscular, intra-articular or subcutaneous injection. PATIENTS AND METHODS Immediately after gluteal intramuscular injection of benzathine-penicillin, a 10-year-old male child presented an extensive painful violaceous lesion on the left buttock… (More)