Chasing the dragon: heroin smoking related toxic leukoencephalopathy

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Selected axial images form a non-contrast CT demonstrates hypoattenuation in the cerebellar hemispheres, posterior limb of internal capsule and perirolandic subcortical white matter.

Case Discussion

Chasing the dragon in a young man with a known heroin inhalation history.

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Case information

rID: 4445
Published: 25th Aug 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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