Severe upper limb complications from parenteral abuse of Subutex.

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INTRODUCTION Subutex is a sublingual formulation of buprenorphine that is used to treat opioid dependency. It may be abused parenterally with disastrous consequences. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We present 4 cases of parenteral abuse of Subutex resulting in severe upper limb complications. TREATMENT Two vascular complications were treated with combinations of… (More)

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