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Dorairaj, JJ and Healy, CM and McMenamin, M and Eadie, Patricia A (2012) The untold truth about "bath salt" highs: A case series demonstrating local tissue injury. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery , 65 , (2) , e37-e41.

The epidemic of injecting cathinone derivatives, marketed as "bath salts", by intravenous drug users among inner city Dubliners led to an associated rise in soft tissue complications. The spectrum of the cases encountered, ranging from self-limiting cellulitis to extensive abscess formation, at a single institution is described.


Item Type:Article
Date:2012
Page Range:e37-e41
Publisher:Elsevier Science
Volume:65
Number:2
Notes:PMID: 22079081
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Accession Number:HRB (Not in collection)
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Effects and consequences
B Substances > CNS stimulants > Synthetic cathinones
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Over the counter drug (medicine / medication)
G Health and disease > State of health > Physical health
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Injury
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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