Livedoid dermatitis and severe necrosis (Nicolau's syndrome) after intramuscular hydroxyzine injection.

Abstract

Nicolau's syndrome, also called embolica cutis medicamentosa, is characterized by well- circumscribed livedoid dermatitis with aseptic necrosis after intramuscular injection. We report the case of a 45-year-old woman with severe necrosis of the thigh several days after a routine intramuscular injection of hydroxyzine who was transferred to and treated at… (More)

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