Are multiple acute small subcortical infarctions caused by embolic mechanisms?

D Chowdhury, J M Wardlaw, M S Dennis

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Abstract

To seek evidence of potential embolic sources or other stroke mechanisms in patients who, on chance observation, had several apparently recent small subcortical infarcts on diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1416-20
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
Volume75
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cerebral Infarction
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Intracranial Embolism
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Smoking

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