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skin 'popping'Substance abuse Intradermal injection of narcotics. See Fight bite, Shooting gallery. Cf 'Pocket shot. '.
The subcutaneous injection of illicit drugs, a practice that may result in localized abscesses, limb cellulitis, fasciitis, sepsis, or death. Injection drug users who skin pop may be recognized by the presence of atrophied circular lesions on the skin, usually of the forearms.