[Ischemic stroke in a young patient with methylephedrine addiction: a case report].

@article{Kunieda2006IschemicSI,
  title={[Ischemic stroke in a young patient with methylephedrine addiction: a case report].},
  author={Takenobu Kunieda and Keisuke Imai and Takahisa Mori and Hajime Izumoto and Nozomu Takabatake and Shinji Yamamoto},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={274-7}
}
We report a case of a young patient who had an ischemic stroke due to methylephedrine addiction. A 39-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of right hemiplegia and persistent numbness. Brain diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance images demonstrated multiple hyperintensity spots in the deep and superficial borderzone area of the left hemisphere. The patient had no obvious diseases that might have caused ischemic stroke, including potential cardiac sources of embolism, vasculopathy of… CONTINUE READING