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Compartment syndrome due to extravasation of peripheral parenteral nutrition: extravasation injury of parenteral nutrition
Huee Jin Park, Kyung Hoon Kim, Hyuk Jin Lee, Eui Cheol Jeong, Kee Won Kim, Dong In Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2015;58(11):454-458.   Published online November 22, 2015

Compartment syndrome is a rare but devastating condition that can result in permanent neuromuscular or soft tissue injuries. Extravasation injuries, among the iatrogenic causes of compartment syndrome, occur under a wide variety of circumstances in the inpatient setting. Total parenteral nutrition via a peripheral route is an effective alternative for the management of critically ill children who do not obtain...

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