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Cannabis-related myocardial infarction and cardioembolic stroke.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20833082     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a 33-year-old man with a history of chronic cannabis use who sustained myocardial infarction followed by cerebral infarction after a recent significant increase in cannabis use. This is the first case of cannabis-associated stroke of probable cardioembolic origin.
Authors:
Dimitri Renard; Guillaume Taieb; Guillaume Gras-Combe; Pierre Labauge
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, CHU Nîmes, Hôpital Caremeau, Nîmes, France.
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