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Aortic Interruption Presenting with Recurrent Ischemic Strokes in an Adult.
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PMID:  22251016     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Presentation of an interrupted aortic arch (IAA) in adulthood is extremely rare. Nonhemorrhagic stroke has not been reported previously in any adult with IAA. We, herein, describe a formerly asymptomatic 52-year-old male presenting with recurrent vertebrobasilar circulation ischemic strokes resulting from accelerated atherosclerotic arteriopathy secondary to IAA associated upper body hypertension. Surgical correction of IAA led to treatment of hypertension and cessation of ischemic attacks together with regression of collateral arterial networks as shown by computer tomography angiography. J Neuroimaging 2012;XX:1-3.
Authors:
Atay Vural; Ethem M Arsava; Burce Ozgen; Kader K Oguz; Orhan Efe; Metin Demircin; Mehmet A Topcuoglu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1552-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102705     Medline TA:  J Neuroimaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 by the American Society of Neuroimaging.
Affiliation:
From the Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (AV, EMA, MAT); Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (BO, KKO); Intern, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (OE); and Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (MD).
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