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Parenteral administration of hydrocarbons.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6397597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of subcutaneously administered hydrocarbon based products are presented and the literature reviewed. The toxicity associated with subcutaneous administration is limited to the site of injection producing cellulitis and sterile abscess formation. Management is discussed with emphasis on the importance of incision and drainage of developing abscesses. Perceived toxicity and ready availability of these products suggests that similar exposures can be expected.
Authors:
G P Wedin; R R Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0731-3810     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Toxicol. Clin. Toxicol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-29     Completed Date:  1985-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8213460     Medline TA:  J Toxicol Clin Toxicol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-92     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abscess / chemically induced,  therapy
Adolescent
Adult
Cellulitis / chemically induced,  therapy
Drainage
Humans
Injections, Intravenous
Injections, Subcutaneous
Insecticides / poisoning*
Male
Suicide, Attempted
Turpentine / poisoning*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 8006-64-2/Turpentine

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