Nicolau syndrome

Nicolau syndrome

(nik-o-low')
[Stefan George Nicolau, contemporary Romanian physician]
Localized necrosis of the skin and subcutaneous tissues after an intramuscular or intra-articular drug injection.
Synonym: embolia cutis medicamentosa; livedo-like dermatitis

Nicolau,

Stefan George, Romanian physician
Nicolau syndrome - accidental intra-arterial injection resulting in embolization. Synonym(s): embolia cutis medicamentosa