• Bilateral nipple necrosis developed in two patients after intravenous vasopressin therapy for bleeding esophageal varices. When vasopressin therapy was promptly tapered and discontinued, recovery of skin changes occurred gradually. The role and some of the reported complications of vasopressin therapy In bleeding esophageal varices are discussed herein.
(Arch Intern Med 1984:144:835-836)
Reddy KR, Iskandarani M, Jeffers L, Schiff ER. Bilateral Nipple Necrosis After Intravenous Vasopressin Therapy. Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(4):835-836. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350160201034