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Grey matter abnormalities in methcathinone abusers with a parkinsonian syndrome

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Background: A permanent parkinsonian syndrome occurs in intravenous abusers of the designer psychostimulant methcathinone (ephedrone). It is attributed to deposition of contaminant manganese, as reflected by characteristic globus pallidus hyperintensity on T1-weighted MRI. Methods: We have investigated brain structure and function in methcathinone abusers (n=12) compared to matched control subjects (n=12) using T1-weighted structural and resting state functio... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/brb3.539

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Johansen-Berg, H
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Wiley Publisher's website
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Brain and Behavior Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
11
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2016-08-18
Acceptance date:
2016-07-02
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2157-9032
ISSN:
2162-3279
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uuid:324c224f-821e-4822-8bc3-ec515d0ea39f
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631750
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pubs:631750

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