Avrom Caplan

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Levamisole vasculopathy/vasculitis

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Levamisole-induced vasculitis develops in patients exposed to cocaine that has been adulterated or “cut” with levamisole. Characteristic physical exam findings, history, and laboratory data may help clinicians differentiate this entity from other vasculitides and therefore help with long-term management of this potentially recurrent problem. Patients who develop levamisole-induced vasculitis…

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