Krokodil, morphine, desomorphine, skin ulcer, necrosis
Krokodil, the street name for desomorphine, has emerged as a deadly and alarming drug phenomenon in recent years. This report delves into the intricate relationship between krokodil abuse, its adverse effects on the skin and its profound impact on cardiovascular events. Our patient developed a non-healing cutaneous ulceration associated with an acute onset of cardiac arrhythmia, as well as bilateral upper extremity acute deep-vein thrombosis.
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