Stroke (main)

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Stroke Types


  • Vascular injury that reduces CBF to specific region of brain causing neuro impairment
  • Accurate determination of last known time when pt was at baseline is essential
Sensory Homonculus - courtesy


Ischemic stroke causes (87%)

Hemorrhagic stroke causes (13%)

Differential Diagnosis

Stroke-like Symptoms

See Also

External Links


  1. Itoh Y, Yamada M, Hayakawa M, Otomo E, Miyatake T. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a significant cause of cerebellar as well as lobar cerebral hemorrhage in the elderly. J Neurol Sci. 1993 Jun;116(2):135-41.