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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 5P2
pages 865-866 (mai 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90255-X
Transepidermal migration of external cardiac pacing wire presenting as a cutaneous nodule
 

Gregg N. Matwiyoff, MD, Joseph R. McKinlay, MD, Charles H. Miller, MD, Bradley S. Graham, MD
Departments of Dermatology and Clinical Investigation, Naval Medical Center San Diego. San Diego, California 

Abstract

Temporary epicardial pacing wires are used to control postoperative arrhythmias in patients who have undergone open heart surgery. We present an interesting case of a foreign body granuloma resulting from a retained epicardial pacing wire. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:865-6.)

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 This supplement is made possible through an educational grant from Ortho Dermatological to the American Academy of Dermatology.
 The Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, Washington, DC, Clinical Investigation Program, sponsored this report #84-16-1968-854 as required by NSHSBETHINST 6000.41A.
 The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Navy, Department of Defense, or the United States Government.
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