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An Exceptional Cause of Acute Limb Ischemia: Nicolau Syndrome; Single Center Experience With 4 Cases.

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Summary of "An Exceptional Cause of Acute Limb Ischemia: Nicolau Syndrome; Single Center Experience With 4 Cases."

Causes of acute limb ischemia are classically mainly emboli and thrombosis. Nicolau syndrome, is a very rare complication of intramuscular injection presumed to be related to the inadvertent intravascular injection. It was first reported following intramuscular injection of bismuth salt, but it can occur as a complication of various other drugs. Acute limb ischemia is one of its severe outcome but is rarely encountered and reported.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
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