Painful and petechial rash after injecting black tar heroin

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A painful petechial rash developed in a patient after the subcutaneous or intravenous injection of reported black tar heroin. Additional history and the appearance of the skin lesion suggested otherwise.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)134-135
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Toxicology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2015


  • Black tar heroin
  • Cinnamon
  • Heroin
  • Petechia
  • Rash

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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