Kenneth A. Arndt

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Coma Blister (Comma bullae, drug-induced coma blisters, barbiturate blisters, neurologic blisters)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Be alert for an immoblized patient with bullae formation at pressure sites. Characteristic findings on physical examination Characteristic findings include blisters or bullae at sites of pressure (Figure 1). Normal skin develops erythematous patches or plaques about 24 hours after…

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