Vasculopathy related to cocaine adulterated with levamisole: A review of the literature.

@article{Pearson2012VasculopathyRT,
  title={Vasculopathy related to cocaine adulterated with levamisole: A review of the literature.},
  author={Timothy Pearson and Matthew S Bremmer and Jared A Cohen and Marcia S. Driscoll},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={1}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, there have been numerous case reports and series describing patients presenting with cutaneous vasculopathy that has been linked to the levamisole frequently found in cocaine. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to review all published case reports and series of patients reported with cutaneous vasculopathic findings of lemavisole induced vasculopathy (LIV) associated with cocaine use. METHODS A review of PubMed was performed searching the keywords: levamisole… CONTINUE READING