Inadvertent injection of thiopentone to the brachial plexus sheath. A case report.

@article{Tuohy1982InadvertentIO,
  title={Inadvertent injection of thiopentone to the brachial plexus sheath. A case report.},
  author={S A Tuohy and M A MacEvilly},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1982},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={
          355-7
        }
}
Fifteen millilitre of 2.5% thiopentone was accidentally injected via the axillary route to the brachial plexus sheath of a fit 17-yr-old male. Mild discomfort was experienced during the injection. Immediate treatment included injection of normal saline 40 ml and 1% lignocaine with adrenaline (1 : 200,000) 40 ml to the sheath. A stellate ganglion block was also performed and dexamethasone administered i.v. The patient experienced moderate local pain and tenderness during the subsequent 3 days… CONTINUE READING

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