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Postgrad Med J. 1984 June; 60(704): 429–430.
PMCID: PMC2417888

Intracerebral haemorrhage and vasculitis secondary to amphetamine use.


We report a case of amphetamine-related intracranial haemorrhage and vasculitis, responding to immunosuppressants. Angiograms obtained before and after therapy are shown; the importance of immunosuppressive therapy is discussed.

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