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Inhalant - Europe PMC

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Last Updated: 21 January 2023

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Skeletal fluorosis secondary to harmful inhalant use.

Overfluoride deposition is a rare and debilitating bone disease caused by excess fluoride deposition. Case A 33-year-old male with an asthmatic use disorder presented to the emergency department with significant bilateral hand swelling and long bone deformities, which was not present in the emergency department. Urine fluoride 64. 5 mg/L and serum fluoride 1. 8 mg/L were found in diagnostic testing. Skeletal fluorosis is unusual complication of inhalant use disorder with fluoride-containing drugs.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/36426635

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