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Unusual causes of stroke and their treatment

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218776.003.0138

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Unusual causes of stroke and their treatment

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Introduction 314

Carotid and vertebral artery dissection 316

Fibromuscular dysplasia 322

Genetic causes of stroke 324

Sickle cell disease 332

Fabry disease 334

Mitochondrial disorders and MELAS 336

Moyamoya disease and syndrome 338

Prothrombotic disorders in stroke 340

Cerebral vasculitis 344

Illicit drug use 350...

Chapter.  7879 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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