The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 54–60

Quadriceps fibrosis

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

DOI: 10.1007/BF02753860

Cite this article as:
Makhani, J.S. Indian J Pediatr (1971) 38: 54. doi:10.1007/BF02753860


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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