Pentazocine-induced Neuromuscular Syndromes: Clinical, Immunological and Histopathological Studies in two Cases
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.
Key wordspentazocine myopathy myotoxicity
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