Ariz. reports first 2 cases of desomorphine use in U.S.

09/29/2013 | USA Today · Daily News (New York)

The use of a heroinlike drug called desomorphine has been reported for the first time in the U.S. in two patients in Arizona. The drug, commonly known as "krokodil," rots a user's flesh and dissolves the jawbone and is often tied to symptoms such as abscesses, festering sores and blood poisoning. Users of the intravenous drug are usually dead within a year of their first hit, reports say.

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