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An Bras Dermatol. 2011 Jan-Feb;86(1):157-9.

Late development of Nicolau syndrome: case report.

[Article in English, Portuguese]

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Faculdade Brasileira, UNIVIX, Vitoria, ES, Brazil. lyne_msv@hotmail.com

Abstract

Nicolau syndrome also known as Embolia cutis medicamentosa and Livedoid dermatitis is a rare complication characterized by tissue necrosis that occurs after injection of medicines. We describe a case of late development of Nicolau syndrome following intra-articular infiltration with corticosteroid.

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