Levamisole-adulterated cocaine induced skin necrosis of nose, ears, and extremities: Case report

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Levamisole is an immunomodulatory and antihelminthic drug, previously removed from the United States market, and now estimated to be present in the vast majority of cocaine distributed in the United States. Levamisole-adulterated cocaine (LAC) exposure can result in neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, and vasculitis with a predilection for subsites of the face… (More)
DOI: 10.2500/ar.2014.5.0101

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@inproceedings{Lawrence2014LevamisoleadulteratedCI, title={Levamisole-adulterated cocaine induced skin necrosis of nose, ears, and extremities: Case report}, author={Lauren A. Lawrence and Jose L. Jiron and Ho-sheng Lin and Adam J. Folbe}, booktitle={Allergy & rhinology}, year={2014} }