Girish K. Patel

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Heparin Necrosis (Heparin Necrosis Drug Eruption, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia with Thrombosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Diagnostic criteria The diagnostic criteria for heparin necrosis can be summarized as follows: Discrete areas of painful cutaneous hemorrhagic necrosis, which initially develop at the injection sites but subsequently involves more distant locations. Antecedent history of heparin administration, typically initiated 5 days prior to the onset of the lesions.Continue…

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