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Acute aortoiliac thrombosis due to cocaine intake.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23380554     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cocaine has become one of the most commonly abused recreational drugs, resulting in a significantly increased number of visits to the emergency department due to the acute symptoms caused by its intake. The acute onset of cardiovascular complications, such as myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, stroke, and kidney and spleen infarction, has been described in association with cocaine use, but aortic thrombosis has rarely been studied in this context. We report a case of acute aortoiliac thrombosis in a young male patient with no underlying medical records.
Authors:
Carmen Maria Paulin Vera; Alfonso Mateos Colin; Gabriela Calvo Arrojo; Jose M Colodro García
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239.e1-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Vascular Surgery & Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Lucus Augusti, Lugo, Spain. Electronic address: car_paulinv@hotmail.com.
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