january 2020 • New England Journal of Medicine

Skin Discoloration from Amiodarone

Murphy R.P., Canavan M.

DOI: 10.1056/NEJMicm1906774


An 81-year-old man with atrial fibrillation who was being treated with amiodarone presented to the ED after a fall. Physical examination revealed blue and gray discoloration of his nose, cheeks, and forehead. This discoloration is associated with amiodarone.