Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 19th, 2008
"He was complaining of severe pain and swelling to his left lower limb, with reduced sensation to his left foot. He was hepatitis C positive from intravenous drug use, and had most recently used both heroin and cocaine 5 days previously on his release from prison. Musculoskeletal exam showed extensive swelling of his left lower limb, with tense calf compartments, Initial laboratory results showed a raised creatine kinase of more than 155 000 IU/I. Urine toxicology was positive for methadone,...
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