Upper Extremity Peripheral Intravenous Line Infiltration With Concomitant Loss of Pulses Treated With Lipoaspiration: A Case Report.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
Peripheral intravenous cannulation in children is associated with occasional morbidity. We present a case where a large volume of blood, administered through a small peripheral cannula in the antecubital fossa, was found to have extravasated into the soft tissues, causing catastrophic vascular compromise. The expedient removal of the extravasate using a lipoaspiration cannula restored perfusion immediately to the affected limb and negated the need for surgical fasciotomies.
- Amhaz, HH; Buretta, K; Jooste, EH; Machovec, K; Marcus, JR; Ames, WA
- November 1, 2016
Volume / Issue
- 7 / 9
Start / End Page
- 185 - 187
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States