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Postgrad Med J. 1996 November; 72(853): 692–693.
PMCID: PMC2398640

Stroke and transient ischaemic attacks in association with substance abuse in a young man.


A 22-year-old man with a five-year history of drug and alcohol abuse presented with a left hemiparesis preceded by three transient ischaemic attacks, two of which occurred whilst smoking cannabis. Substance abuse was the only identifiable risk factor for cerebrovascular disease.

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