The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 54–60 | Cite as

Quadriceps fibrosis

A complication of intra-muscular injections in the thigh
  • J. S. Makhani
Article

Summary

Quadriceps fibrosis secondary to intramuscular injections in the thigh is reported in a series of 20 children. The clinical features, radiological findings, operative observations and histological changes are described. The causative factors are outlined.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Makhani
    • 1
  1. 1.Pondicherry

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