Cerebral Vasculopathy After 4-Bromo-2,5-Dimethoxyphenethylamine Ingestion

  title={Cerebral Vasculopathy After 4-Bromo-2,5-Dimethoxyphenethylamine Ingestion},
  author={Josiah B Ambrose and H. Bennett and H. Lee and S. Josephson},
  journal={The Neurologist},
  • Josiah B Ambrose, H. Bennett, +1 author S. Josephson
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Neurologist
  • Background:4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxyphenethylamine (2C-B) is a designer-drug variant of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy) whose recreational use has increased significantly over the last 10 years. Neurologic consequences of 2C-B usage are currently unknown. Case Report:A 43-year-old woman experienced severe headaches within 48 hours of taking liquid 2C-B, after which time she developed progressive encephalopathy and quadraparesis, which did not improve over several months. MRA and… CONTINUE READING
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