Streptococcus milleri and complex groin abscesses in intravenous drug abusers.

Abstract

Intravenous drug abuse is an increasing problem. Septic complications occur frequently at the injection site, especially in the groin where large abscesses around the femoral vessels can threaten life or limb. We report four patients with extensive or complex groin abscesses following attempted self-injection into the femoral vein. Streptococcus milleri was… (More)

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