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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.

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.

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