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Pentazocine-induced contractures: Dilemma in management.

Kumar D, Gupta A, Sharma VP, Yadav G, Singh A, Verma AK - Indian J Pharmacol (2015 Jul-Aug)

Bottom Line: Pentazocine is a commonly used synthetic opioid analgesic for moderate to severe pain secondary to various conditions.Complications of parenteral opioid abuse including localized ulcerations, abscess, indurations, and sclerosis are well-documented.We present a rare case of drug abuse due to pentazocine (Fortwin) in a 32-year-old female, who had severe myogenic contractures of her knee joints.

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Affiliation: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

ABSTRACT
Pentazocine is a commonly used synthetic opioid analgesic for moderate to severe pain secondary to various conditions. Complications of parenteral opioid abuse including localized ulcerations, abscess, indurations, and sclerosis are well-documented. We present a rare case of drug abuse due to pentazocine (Fortwin) in a 32-year-old female, who had severe myogenic contractures of her knee joints.

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X-ray radiographs of both knee joints antero-posterior and lateral views showing normal appearance of the knee joints
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Figure 2: X-ray radiographs of both knee joints antero-posterior and lateral views showing normal appearance of the knee joints

Mentions: Arteriovenous color Doppler study of both lower limbs was normal. Skiagram of both knees (anterior-posterior and lateral) showed normal articular cartilage, without any erosions or calcification [Figure 2].


Pentazocine-induced contractures: Dilemma in management.

Kumar D, Gupta A, Sharma VP, Yadav G, Singh A, Verma AK - Indian J Pharmacol (2015 Jul-Aug)

X-ray radiographs of both knee joints antero-posterior and lateral views showing normal appearance of the knee joints
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Figure 2: X-ray radiographs of both knee joints antero-posterior and lateral views showing normal appearance of the knee joints
Mentions: Arteriovenous color Doppler study of both lower limbs was normal. Skiagram of both knees (anterior-posterior and lateral) showed normal articular cartilage, without any erosions or calcification [Figure 2].

Bottom Line: Pentazocine is a commonly used synthetic opioid analgesic for moderate to severe pain secondary to various conditions.Complications of parenteral opioid abuse including localized ulcerations, abscess, indurations, and sclerosis are well-documented.We present a rare case of drug abuse due to pentazocine (Fortwin) in a 32-year-old female, who had severe myogenic contractures of her knee joints.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

ABSTRACT
Pentazocine is a commonly used synthetic opioid analgesic for moderate to severe pain secondary to various conditions. Complications of parenteral opioid abuse including localized ulcerations, abscess, indurations, and sclerosis are well-documented. We present a rare case of drug abuse due to pentazocine (Fortwin) in a 32-year-old female, who had severe myogenic contractures of her knee joints.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus