• Cutaneous complications of chronic parenteral narcotic use have been described. A 61-year-old man had severe joint restriction secondary to fibrous replacement of proximal muscles. Parenteral pentazocine lactate use was implicated in the cause of his condition.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:2203-2204)
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