Recognition of Special form of Amphetamine Acquaintance in Iran and Presentation of 4 cases with Neurovascular Complication

Nikkhah, Karim and Sasannejad, Payam and Ardom, Mohammad and Kiani, Reza (2009) Recognition of Special form of Amphetamine Acquaintance in Iran and Presentation of 4 cases with Neurovascular Complication. medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 52 (4). pp. 249-252.

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Abstract

Introduction Ecstasy and crystal are recently new most widely abused illegal drugs in Iran. Ecstasy/MDMA abuse may cause acute complications that have fatal consequences. Cases report Pt 1: A 26 year old who referred to emergency room due to acute paraplegia and finally died with cardiac arrest. Pt 2: A 45 year old woman who came with seizure disorder and unconsciousness. Finally she died due to cardiac arrest. Pt 3: A 32 year old man was admitted due to acute flaccid paraplegia. He had diffused skin rash due to vasculitis. The patient died despite of supportive cares. Pt 4: A 23 year old man who referred to neurological ward because of generalized tonic-clonic seizures following Crystal and Ecstasy abuse. The patient was discharged after 4 days with good general conditions. Conclusion Unfortunately recently, the rate of Ecstasy and Crystal drugs abusers in Iran have increased. This paper notify about the neurological side effects of these drugs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mjmums mjmums
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2017 18:54
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2017 18:54
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7524

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