Intracerebral hemorrhage and angiographic beading following amphetamine abuse

Ital J Neurol Sci. 1988 Feb;9(1):77-81. doi: 10.1007/BF02334412.


We report a case of severe and rare complications of amphetamine abuse: intracerebral hemorrhage and spasm-induced changes in the cerebral vessels. The pathogenesis and treatment are discussed in the light of published data.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Amphetamine / adverse effects*
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / chemically induced*
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Substance-Related Disorders / complications


  • Amphetamine