Nicolau syndrome following etanercept administration.


Nicolau syndrome (NS), or embolia cutis medicamentosa, is a well-known but rare adverse effect of a still largely unidentified pathogenesis, observed primarily after the intramuscular administration of various drugs. NS is characterized by immediate excruciating pain, early pallor and erythema and oedema at the injection site, followed by cutaneous… (More)
DOI: 10.2165/1153426-S0-000000000-00000


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