Enoxaparin-Induced Skin Necrosis

Abstract

DESCRIPTION A previously well 96-year-old woman underwent a hemiarthroplasty of her right hip. She was treated postoperatively with subcutaneous injections of enoxaparin for venous thromboembolic (VTE) prophylaxis, as per hospital protocol. She developed 2 areas of skin necrosis at the location of the injection sites 4 days postoperatively.

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@inproceedings{Coelho2016EnoxaparinInducedSN, title={Enoxaparin-Induced Skin Necrosis}, author={James Coelho and David Izadi and Sameer Gujral}, booktitle={Eplasty}, year={2016} }