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Illustration of Spectrum of Xylazine Wounds

Shang, Margaret and Jawa, Raagini (2023) Illustration of Spectrum of Xylazine Wounds. [Image] (Unpublished)

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Xylazine is a veterinary sedative that has been increasingly detected in the U.S. illicit opioid drug supply and has been associated with new clinical harms among people who use drugs including development of wounds distinct from typical injection-related wounds or skin and soft tissue infections. This unique typology of wounds can vary in presentation from red-purple blisters to different sized ulcers with or without eschar.


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Item Type: Image
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Shang, Margaretshangm2@upmc.eduMAS11960000-0002-0421-1134
Jawa, Raaginijawar@upmc.eduRJAWA0000-0003-0583-7574
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, Offices, or Units > Center for Research on Health Care
Date: 2023
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.18117/nqze-vw32
Schools and Programs: School of Medicine > Medicine
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Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2023 12:21
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2023 12:21


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