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Streptokinase and facial haematoma.
  1. P. Jervis,
  2. J. D. Mason,
  3. N. S. Jones
  1. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.


    We report two cases of facial haematoma following streptokinase therapy. This is an important complication as it can have fatal consequences. Early recognition and close monitoring are essential as emergency intervention may be required.

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