Injection granulomas. Intramuscle or intrafat?

  title={Injection granulomas. Intramuscle or intrafat?},
  author={Nogah Haramati and R Lorans and M Lutwin and Ronald N. Kaleya},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  volume={3 2},
OBJECTIVES Intramuscular injection is a commonly used route of parenteral drug administration. We studied the fat vs muscle location, the depth of calcified buttock granulomas, and the thickness of subcutaneous fat. Data were assessed with respect to the length of a needle commonly used in intramuscular buttock injections. DESIGN Three hundred thirty-eight sequential pelvic computed tomographic scans were studied. Subcutaneous fat thickness was measured for each patient at the upper outer… CONTINUE READING