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2022 Mar 04

Am J Forensic Med Pathol

Methamphetamine Injection Into Face Causing Fatal Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis.


Podduturi V, Guileyardo JM
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2022 Mar 04.
PMID: 35249989.


Cavernous sinus thrombosis is a rare and often fatal condition, usually associated with infections in the head and neck region. Clinical presentation includes fever, headache, and periorbital swelling. Mortality can be high; however, prompt treatment can reduce the probability of death. We present a case of a cavernous sinus thrombosis associated with methamphetamine injection into the face.