• A newborn infant developed gluteal necrosis and foot-drop associated with umbilical artery catheterization. Clinical course of the infant's illness illustrates that the etiology was multifactorial, being related to the site of catheter tip placement, hypotension, and infusion of hypertonic glucose and other drugs via umbilical catheter.
(Am J Dis Child 132:897-899, 1978)
Purohit DM, Levkoff AH, deVito PC. Gluteal Necrosis With Foot-Drop: Complications Associated With Umbilical Artery Catheterization. Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(9):897–899. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120340073015
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: