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July 1959

The Intragluteal Injection

AMA Arch Derm. 1959;80(1):131. doi:10.1001/archderm.1959.01560190133035

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Because of the occasional injury to nervous or vascular structures by the traditional technique of intragluteal injection, the authors advocate that the injections be administered into the lateral muscle group of gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, rather than the gluteus maximus. Excellent anatomical drawings and clinical photographs illustrate the rationale of the authors' thesis.

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