Acute temporal lobe infarction in a young patient associated with marijuana abuse An unusual cause of stroke


İnal T., KÖSE A., KÖKSAL Ö. , ARMAĞAN E. , AYDIN Ş. , ÖZDEMİR F.

World J Emerg Med., vol.5, no.1, pp.72-74, 2014 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5847/wjem.j.1920-8642.2014.01.013
  • Title of Journal : World J Emerg Med.
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-74

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular or cerebrovascular events associated with drug abuse have been frequently reported, particularly in young patients. The drugs include generally cocaine, heroin, and amphetamines. Although marijuana is among the widely used narcotics in the world, stroke associated with the marijuana use is infrequently reported.