Occurrence of stroke associated with use/abuse of drugs

@article{Sloan1991OccurrenceOS,
  title={Occurrence of stroke associated with use/abuse of drugs},
  author={Michael A. Sloan and S J Kittner and Daniele Rigamonti and Thomas R. Price},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={41},
  pages={1358 - 1358}
}
Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke frequently occur in temporal association with use or abuse of illicit and over-the-counter (OTC) sympathomimetic drugs. However, little information is available on the proportion of strokes associated with use/abuse of drugs in specific hospital populations. Between September 1, 1988, and August 1, 1989, 167 of 178 stroke patients entered into the Maryland Stroke Data Bank were asked for a history of drug use or abuse. Information was incomplete in 51 of 167 (31… 
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