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A Rare Case Due to Intramuscular Diclofenac Injection: Necrotizing Fasciitis, Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Kidney Injury

Burak Furkan Demir; Bilal Katipoglu; Gokhan Yirgin; Ihsan Ates.

Background: Necrotizing fasciitis which is the mortal complication of soft tissue infections due to after injection. In past, some cases were reported who had necrotizing fasciitis and rhabdomyolysis due to intramuscular and intraarticular injection. In our cases, we mention about, concurrently rhabdomyolysis and necrotizing fasciitis were seen after diclofenac drug intramuscular injection.
Case Presentation: We report herein a fatal case of progressive necrotizing fasciitis and rhabdomyolysis cause of acute kidney injury after intramuscular diclofenac injection, to the best of our knowledge, both acute kidney injury due to rhabdomyolysis and necrotizing fasciitis after intramuscular diclofenac injection are reported for the first time in this case.

Key words: Acute kidney injury;diclofenac;intramuscular injection;necrotizing fasciitis;rhabdomyolysis;

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