Cutaneous and Venous Complications of Pentazocine Abuse

R. Steven Padilla, Larry E. Becker, Howard Hoffman, Gary Long

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Abstract

A 55-year-old man with a two-year history of intramuscular pentazocine abuse had classical cutaneous findings as well as secondary venous thrombosis, which, to our knowledge, is previously undescribed. Histologic evaluation, including direct immunofluorescent microscopy, did not establish the mechanism of tissue destruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)975-977
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Volume115
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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