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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
Print version ISSN 0365-0596
SILVA, Alyne Mendonça Marques; TON, Angelo; LOUREIRO, Thaisa Faustini and AGRIZZI, Brunella Lemos. Late development of Nicolau syndrome: case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.1, pp. 157-159. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000100026.
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.
Keywords : Adrenal Cortex Hormones; Dermatitis; Necrosis; Seepage.