Skin necrosis is a rare complication of subcutaneous heparin therapy that usually occurs at injection sites. It occasionally accompanies the heparin-associated thrombocytopenia and thrombosis syndrome. We describe a patient with the antiphospholipid syndrome who had skin necrosis develop from low-molecular weight heparin therapy at sites distant from injection sites.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology|
|Issue number||5 II SUPPL.|
|State||Published - Dec 2 1997|
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