Tag: Skin Popping

Pearles and Pitfalls of IVDA

This case Courtesy of David Zhou and Patrick Meloy:   EMory Files Case #7:  Deltoid Abscess Hx: 37 yo female with a hx of IV heroin abuse (IVDA) who presents with bilateral shoulder pain. She has been injecting heroin using the skin popping method PE: Temp: 37.3 °C, Heart Rate: 60, RR: 17, BP: 122/58 …

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