Acute kidney injury associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoid

  title={Acute kidney injury associated with smoking synthetic cannabinoid},
  author={G. Buser and R. Gerona and B. Horowitz and K. Vian and M. L. Troxell and R. Hendrickson and D. C. Houghton and D. Rozansky and S. Su and R. Leman},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  pages={664 - 673}
  • G. Buser, R. Gerona, +7 authors R. Leman
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Toxicology
  • Abstract Context and objectives. Synthetic cannabinoids are illegal drugs of abuse known to cause adverse neurologic and sympathomimetic effects. They are an emerging health risk: 11% of high school seniors reported smoking them during the previous 12 months. We describe the epidemiology of a toxicologic syndrome of acute kidney injury associated with synthetic cannabinoids, review the toxicologic and public health investigation of the cluster, and describe clinical implications of the cluster… CONTINUE READING
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