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Case 50

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

in Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199539345
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753251 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199539345.003.0298

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 50

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An 87-year-old retired forklift truck driver was admitted with confusion and being ‘off legs’. His daughters reported that they had found he was confused during a telephone call and on going to investigate had found him sitting on a stool unable to get up. There was a past history of hypertension and peripheral vascular disease. He was taking aspirin and antihypertensive medication.

Chapter.  1388 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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