Forearm compartment syndrome after intravenous mannitol extravasation in a carbosulfan poisoning patient


Eroglu A. , Uzunlar H.

JOURNAL OF TOXICOLOGY-CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY, vol.42, no.5, pp.649-652, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1081/clt-200026975
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TOXICOLOGY-CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.649-652
  • Keywords: forearm compartment syndrome, mannitol, carbosulfan poisoning

Abstract

We report a case of forearm compartment syndrome caused by extravasation of mannitol in an intoxicated patient. The pathophysiology and management of a forearm compartment syndrome from extravasation of mannitol are discussed in this case.