Ischaemic stroke—common causes

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

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Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Ischaemic stroke—common causes

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Introduction 212

Atheroma and large-vessel disease 213

Dolichoectasia 218

Cardioembolism 220

Specific cardioembolic sources 222

Small-vessel disease 226

A large number of different pathologies can cause ischaemic stroke. This chapter covers the common causes. Rare causes of ischaemic stroke are covered in Chapter 11.

A full list of causes of ischaemic stroke is shown below....

Chapter.  3174 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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