"Meth Mites"

"Meth Mites"

A 40-year-old woman with sores on her arm caused by picking at her skin while using methamphetamine. Also called meth mites, although there are no mites. (Courtesy of Andrew Schechtman, MD.)


To read more about methamphetamine use in context, click here:

The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 2e > Chapter 238. Methamphetamine

Additional readings on methamphetamine:

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e > 469e: Cocaine and Other Commonly Abused Drugs

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Emergency Medicine, 8e >Chapter 49: Psychiatric Emergencies