Author(s): Brust JC
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Abstract The term drug dependence refers to psychic dependence (addiction), physical dependence, or both, in someone who administers a drug periodically or continuously. Recreational drug abusers are at risk for occlusive and hemorrhagic stroke of diverse cause. Although sometimes over diagnosed, cerebral vasculitis has been historically verified in users of legal and illegal drugs.
This article was published in Neurol Clin
and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pathology