We review the most common systemic and cutaneous signs of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, Ecstasy, and marijuana use. We also provide an overview of the skin and soft-tissue infections frequently found in intravenous drug users and the effects of the adulterants added to the drugs.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Key words : adulterants, cutaneous manifestations, cocaine, cutting agents, dermatology, ecstasy, heroin, illicit drugs, intravenous drug users, levamisole, levamisole-induced purpura, marijuana, methamphetamine, puffy hand syndrome, skin and soft tissue infections, skin popping, track marks
Abbreviations used : IDUs, IV, SSTIs
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