Septic deep venous thrombosis in intravenous drug users.


OBJECTIVE To review diagnostic and therapeutic experience in seven patients with septic deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after intravenous use of illicit drugs. METHODS Retrospective review of medical records and prospective data collection in intravenous drug users (IVDU) who presented with a confirmed diagnosis of DVT and sepsis during a period of 18 months… (More)


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