Cerebral Hemorrhagic Infarction Associated with Anabolic Steroid Therapy for Hypoplastic Anemia

Shiozawa, Zenji; Tsunoda, Shinich; Noda, Akitaka; Saito, Masaru; Yamada, Hideo
October 1986
Angiology;Oct1986, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p725
Academic Journal
A twenty-two-year-old student with hypoplastic anemia was treated with large doses of anabolic steroid hormone preparations for two months Cerebral hemorrhagic infarction shown by CAT scan developed when his hematologic conditions were improving. In treating hypoplastic anemia with anabolic steroid hormone preparations, one should be aware of the possible development of cerebral hemorrhagic infarction at the time of hematologic improvement.


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