Blackening and numbness of Pinky finger following taking Pen VK

Patient

Q: My wife was taking pen vk for a possible infection following a tooth extraction. Her pinky on the right hand experienced numbness and a blackening (similar to black and blue marks) especially between the 2nd and 3rd joints away from the hand. Could this have been an adverse reaction to the pen vk?

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