The injections had been administered by health-care personnel in 13 patients and by relatives in 4. Injecting the nerve causes severe radiating pain to the lower limbs similar to an electric shock and can damage the nerve permanently. Otherwise, possible and infrequent sources are iatrogenic, for example, injections or surgical wounds. Anaesth Pain Intensive Care. Report of seven patients and review of the literature. Collaborating for Optimal Health. Organisms were cultured from the necrotic site in 3 cases.
Diagnostic Dilemma: Intramuscular Injection Site Injuries Masquerading As Pressure Ulcers
IM injection into the Gluteus medius site buttock Find the trochanter. Nicolau syndrome induced by intramuscular vitamin K in a premature newborn. In women considered as obese, the most important fat-accumulating zone is gluteal region. Reviewed by Gerhard Whitworth, RN. Sites of the thigh Rectus femoris and Vastus lateralis The uptake of drugs from the thigh region is slower than from the arm but faster than from the buttock, thus facilitating better drug serum concentrations than is possible with the gluteal muscles.
If the substance is left under the skin or in the fatty tissue, its absorption is blocked which can cause tissue damage. Her thumb, index finger, and top of her middle finger had to be amputated. We experienced no problems in closing small and medium defects due to the flexibility and abundance of the hip tissue; nevertheless, local flaps V-Y advancement flap, Limberg flap should be preferred in the case of large defects. If you repeatedly inject in the same location, the muscle can harden and become damaged. The following variables were taken into account: