Skin Necrosis After Ketorolac Intravascular Adminisration
AbstractSkin necrosis is considered as a rare but severe complication of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inﬂammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) injections. Symptoms comprise intense pain around the injection site, evolving into erythema, livedoid violaceous patch, hemorrhagic patch, and eventually necrosis of the skin. The pathogenesis is not fully clear. However, it is presumed that damage to an end artery and the cytotoxic eﬀects of the drug are main causes. We present a patient who developed skin necrosis after ketorolac intravascular adminisration for the treatment of renal colic. To the bes of our knowledge, this is the frs report describing skin necrosis after ketorolac intravascular injection.
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