Lesions indistinguishable from coumarin necrosis developed in three patients who were given heparin sodium subcutaneously. Two of the patients had received only heparin while another had also received coumarin. Heparin necrosis should be added to the list of complications of anticoagulation therapy.
(JAMA 244:1831-1832, 1980)
Hall JC, McConahay D, Gibson D, Crockett J, Conn R. Heparin Necrosis: An Anticoagulation Syndrome. JAMA. 1980;244(16):1831–1832. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03310160047027
Browse and subscribe to JAMA Network podcasts!
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: