We report the case of a young man with an acute infarction of the left putamen and caudate nucleus, whose symptoms appeared six hours after intranasal use of approximately 0.5 g of cocaine hydrochloride. It seems probable that in this patient cocaine consumption played a role in the development of stroke.
Meza, Iliana; Estrada, Carlos A.; Montalvo, Justo A.; Hidalgo, Walter N.; and Andresen, Jennie
"Cerebral Infarction Associated with Cocaine Use,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 37
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