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Cerebrovascular diseases

Peter Rothwell

in Brain's Diseases of the Nervous System

Edition 12

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569381
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199640232 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569381.003.0767
Cerebrovascular diseases

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This chapter is concerned with those diseases of the cerebral and ocular circulation that cause ischaemia or infarction of the brain and eye or spontaneous haemorrhage into or around the brain. The main clinical manifestations of these diseases are transient ischaemic attack and stroke.

Chapter.  91589 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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