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Acute Bullous Eruption With Compartment Syndrome Due to Intravenous Infiltration

Michelle L. Spenny, MD; Kathleen Y. Moen, MD; James G. H. Dinulos, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2004;140(7):798-800. doi:10.1001/archderm.140.7.798.
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Dorsal aspect of the left hand, with extensive edema, tense bullae, and a 2- to 3-cm white necrotic ulcer.

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