Embolia cutis medicamentosa | definition of embolia cutis medicamentosa by Medical dictionary
Nicolau, Stefan George (redirected from embolia cutis medicamentosa)
Nicolau, Stefan George, Romanian physician
Nicolau syndrome - accidental intra-arterial injection resulting in embolization. Synonym(s): embolia cutis medicamentosa
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10) Embolia cutis medicamentosa
(Nicolau's syndrome) is very rare and accidental; peri- or intravascular injection of the drug, which leads to vascular spasms and consecutive tissue thrombosis, is thought to be responsible.