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title:Spreading Tentacles of Solvent Abuse – A Case Series Study

Author:Mona Srivastava, Ashish Nair

Keywords:Solvent abuse; Toxicity; Adolescents; Legal measures.

Type:Case report

Abstract:Introduction: Solvent abuse is fast spreading among various sections of the society, with increasing urbanization and industrialization this problem is assuming significance. Materials and methods: This case series discusses solvent abuse in five cases. Discussion: The discussion will help in emphasizing the need for a holistic approach and stringent measures along with legal steps to deal with this menace. Conclusion: The increasing availability and graduation to other drugs of abuse is also highlighted.

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