PMID: 3277809Mar 1, 1988Paper

Bilateral pyopneumothorax secondary to intravenous drug abuse

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T G ZorcJ Slakey

Abstract

An intravenous drug abuser presented with bilateral pyopneumothoraces and bacteremia which is a previously unreported complication of jugular vein self-injection. The patient sustained direct pleural trauma and resultant infection by injecting herself with contaminated needles.

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Nov 14, 1997·Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology·P N Lao
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Sep 1, 1990·The American Journal of Emergency Medicine·M E LiebermanT Christopher
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Apr 6, 2004·Clinics in Chest Medicine·Armand J Wolff, Anne E O'Donnell
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