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eISSN: 1643-3750

Cerebral infarction in a 6-year-old girl - a case report

Elżbieta Kasprowicz, Renata Kuczyńska, Krystyna Słaboszewska

Med Sci Monit 1997; 3(3): CS395-399

ID: 501148

Available online: 1997-05-01

Published: 1997-05-01


Cerebral ischemic injury is uncommon in children. The authors describe a case of brain infarction in a 6-year-old girl. The child presented an acute onset of hemiplegia in the left arm and leg, central facial palsy. The diagnosis of ischemic stroke was confirmed by computed tomography [CT] and magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]. There has not been found vascular abnormalities in magnetic resonance angiography.

Keywords: brain infarction, Child, Magnetic Resonance Imaging



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