Amphetamine abuse and intracranial haemorrhage

Buxton, Neil; McConachie, Norman S.
September 2000
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep2000, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p472
Academic Journal
Amphetamines taken by any route can cause cerebral vasculitis and intracranial haemorrhage. 8 cases seen in a neurosurgical unit over 3.5 years. The published work indicates that those who experience these complications, mainly young adults, have poor outcomes.


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