Case 20

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 20

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A 34-year-old right-handed man presented to the emergency department having been brought in by the police. He gave a history of having been assaulted in a pub. He had subsequently been taken to the police station where he was noted to have left-sided weakness and loss of speech. He was not able to give any history. He underwent CT brain and routine blood tests that were unremarkable. MRI brain was planned but he discharged himself.

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Subjects: Neurology

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