Case 19

Sarah Pendlebury, Ursula Schulz, Aneil Malhotra and Peter M. Rothwell

in Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke

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Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199539345
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753251 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 19

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A 63-year-old man presented with three episodes of transient right-sided arm weakness and word-finding difficulties over the previous week. Each episode lasted 15 minutes. The patient had a history of hypertension, and had stopped smoking 5 years previously when he had a TIA, after which he had undergone endarterectomy for a left carotid artery stenosis. Carotid Dopplers showed a recurrent 80% stenosis of the left ICA.

Chapter.  940 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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