Case report| Volume 65, ISSUE 2, e37-e41, February 2012

The untold truth about “bath salt” highs: A case series demonstrating local tissue injury

Published:November 11, 2011DOI:


      The epidemic of injecting cathinone derivatives, marketed as “bath salts”, by intravenous drug users among inner city Dubliners led to an associated rise in soft tissue complications. The spectrum of the cases encountered, ranging from self-limiting cellulitis to extensive abscess formation, at a single institution is described.


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