Reversal of dopamine extravasation injury with topical nitroglycerin ointment

Keith A. Denkler, Benjamin Cohen

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Abstract

We treated a neonate with two sites of ischemia caused by dopamine extravasation. Standard treatment called for local infiltration of phenlolamine, an alpha blocker. Instead, we applied 2% topical nitroglycerin ointment and the ischemia was totally reversed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)811-813
Number of pages3
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume84
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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