This report promotes greater awareness of opioid-induced PSR, especially considering the tragic opioid crisis that has afflicted the US since the 1990s, and the contribution of synthetic prescription opioids to the crisis. This report also supports the establishment of care guidelines to limit PSR risk in people with major risk factors, such as MCA infarcts.
Recommended CitationZhang, BS, Richard S. and Larson, MD, Benjamin, "Post-Stroke Recrudescence in the Setting of Tramadol Overuse: A Case Report" (2019). Student Papers & Posters. Paper 41.