Amnesia due to Ecstacy

Sam Miles sammiles at ix.netcom.com
Tue Feb 20 02:07:11 EST 1996


Dr. Josef Spatt wrote:
> 
> As I have a patient with an acute onset amnestic syndrome after
> use of Exstasy, I'm very interested in information and experiences
> in neurological complications of designer drugs. My patient is
> showing a pure episodic memory deficit. The neuropsychological
> findings are not easily explained by the bilateral ischemic
> lesions (eventually due to vasculitis) found in the MRI , because
> the lesions are not located in primary memory relevant areas.
> 
> Dr.Josef Spatt
> NKR Rosenhügel
> Riedelgasse 5 1130 Vienna
> AUSTRIA

Where are the lesions located? Did you get any functional imaging (i.e. 
PET, or SPECT scans)?

Sam Miles, MD
Los Angeles, CA.



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