Clinical profiles, complications, and disability in cocaine-related ischemic stroke.

Abstract

Cocaine use is associated with ischemic stroke through unique mechanisms, including reversible vasospasm, drug-induced arteritis, enhanced platelet aggregation, cardioembolism, and hypertensive surges. To date, no study has described disability in patients with cocaine-related ischemic stroke. The present study compared risk factors, comorbidities… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2010.02.017

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