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An otherwise well 35-year-old woman presented to a rural hospital complaining of anxiety, anorexia and a warm, swollen left arm three days after injecting the contents of a phentermine (phenyl-tertiarybutylamine; Duromine[R], iNova Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Limited, Thornleigh, NSW) capsule dissolved in tap water into her left antecubital fossa (to achieve a 'high').
A 52-year-old male had 8 months VAE treatment for relapsing stage 2A primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphoma; within weeks of primary excision of a lesion in the antecubital fossa in May 2008, a second distant lesion appeared.
In the hook test, with the elbow actively flexed and supinated, an index finger should be able to "hook" under a cord like structure in the antecubital fossa if the tendon is intact.
Of the study participants, 348 patients received placebo and 345 received Zingo one to three minutes before undergoing medical procedures requiring venipuncture or IV line placement at the back of hand or antecubital fossa (crux of the elbow).
They typically report immediate swelling in the antecubital fossa and a deformity of the biceps muscle.
The local minimal reaction in the right antecubital fossa showed no signs of necrosis and resolved after several days.
The lower edge of the cuff is placed one inch above the antecubital fossa (crease in the arm).
For example, one site advocates tightening the tourniquet around the patient's armpit and shoulder instead of several inches above the antecubital fossa.