A 55 year old male, operated for a frontal glioma presented in the post operative recovery unit with acute pain and bluish purple discoloration of right hand due to administration of intra-arterial injection of phenytoin in the premedication room 1 hour prior to surgery. The patient was kept on conservative management but ultimately developed gangrene of the limb for which amputation had to be undertaken.
Bansal T, Jaiswal R, Govil V, Sharma R. Inadvertent intra arterial phenytoin: a case report. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology. 2016;24(1):49–50. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v24i1.8120
Bansal, T., Jaiswal, R., Govil, V., & Sharma, R. (2016). Inadvertent intra arterial phenytoin: a case report. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology, 24(1), 49–50. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v24i1.8120