Pentazocine-induced neuromuscular syndromes

clinical, immunological and histopathological studies in two cases.

C. Mariani, G. Meola, P. L. Meroni, C. Guaita, G. Scarlato

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Abstract

Two cases of pentazocine-induced neuromuscular syndrome in addicted patients are reported. Histochemical and quantitative histographic analyses of muscle biopsies performed in areas distant from site of injection, disclosed type 2 atrophy. A generalized myotoxic effect of pentazocine is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-248
Number of pages3
JournalActa neuropathologica. Supplementum
Volume7
Publication statusPublished - 1981

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Pentazocine-induced neuromuscular syndromes : clinical, immunological and histopathological studies in two cases. / Mariani, C.; Meola, G.; Meroni, P. L.; Guaita, C.; Scarlato, G.

In: Acta neuropathologica. Supplementum, Vol. 7, 1981, p. 246-248.

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