Case 45

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 45

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An 81-year-old right-handed woman had sudden onset of right hand weakness and tingling at 10.00 which lasted for 15 minutes and then resolved completely. She experienced four further similar episodes each lasting for 15–20 minutes over the next few hours. At 18.30 she had yet another episode of right arm and leg weakness and slurred speech which persisted. She called her GP who arranged admission to hospital.

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Subjects: Neurology

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