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Stroke

Stroke is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Embolic: atrial fibrillation, carotid atherosclerosis, left ventricular aneurysm, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute myocardial infarction, endocarditis, mechanical valve, mitral valve prolapse, aortic arch atherosclerosis, atrial myxoma, patent foramen ovale
  • Thrombotic: atherosclerosis, small vessel ischemia, vasculitis, eg, systemic lupus erythematosus, polycythemia, thrombocytosis, sickle cell disease, meningovascular syphilis, arterial dissection or aneurysm, eg, intracerebral carotid or vertebral
  • Hemorrhagic: hypertension, amyloidosis, conversion of ischemic stroke, cocaine

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Stroke." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114816/all/Stroke.
Zeiger RF. Stroke. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114816/all/Stroke. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Stroke. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114816/all/Stroke
Zeiger RF. Stroke [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114816/all/Stroke.
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