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Bullous Hemorrhagic Dermatosis at Distant Sites: A Report of 2 New Cases Due to Enoxaparin Injection and a Review of the Literature.
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PMID:  22341878     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Enoxaparin is a low-molecular-weight heparin used in the prevention and treatment of pulmonary thromboembolism and other thrombotic disorders. The most common adverse reactions to enoxaparin are ecchymosis, skin necrosis, urticaria, angioedema, and eczema. The first 2 cases of bullous hemorrhagic dermatosis in areas distant from heparin injection sites were described in 2006. We present the cases of 2 men, aged 68 and 78 years, with progressive, advanced-stage lung cancer, who consulted with bullous hemorrhagic lesions without associated symptoms. Both patients reported that the lesions had appeared after initiation of heparin therapy at therapeutic doses. In our review of the literature, we found just 7 cases of heparin-induced bullous hemorrhagic dermatosis. We report a further 2 cases, caused by enoxaparin, in which treatment was continued and in which the lesions resolved in 2 to 3 weeks.
Authors:
C A Villanueva; L Nájera; P Espinosa; J Borbujo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Actas dermo-sifiliograficas     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1578-2190     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373062     Medline TA:  Actas Dermosifiliogr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier España, S.L. y AEDV. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España.
Vernacular Title:
Dermatosis ampollosa hemorrágica a distancia; dos nuevos casos por enoxaparina y revisión de la literatura.
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