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Journal of Addiction Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e3182312863
Case Report

Lower Urinary Tract Destruction Due to Ketamine: A Report of 4 Cases and Review of Literature

Wu, Song MD; Lai, Yongqin PhD; He, Yingying MD; Li, Xianxin PhD; Guan, Zhichen PhD; Cai, Zhiming

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Abstract

Four young ketamine abusers with lower urinary tract symptoms presented to regional hospitals in Shenzhen, China. Investigations demonstrated contracted bladders and other urinary tract abnormalities. There have been few reports of similar findings in ketamine abusers in the Chinese mainland. We followed up each patient for 1.5 years and their individual treatment strategies are also discussed.

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