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Does lenticulostriate vasculopathy predipose to ischemic brain infarct? A case report.
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PMID:  22505315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Lenticulostriate vasculopathy (LSV) is a sonographic finding in infancy with obscure etiology and variable diagnostic and prognostic significance. Ischemic infarct in the territory of the lenticulostriate vessels after mild head trauma is a rare pathology. There are no publications on LSV followed by ischemic infarct. We present the case of an 8-month-old boy who suffered mild head trauma and developed an ischemic brain infarct in the territory of preexisting LSV. It is speculated that LSV might be a predisposing factor for ischemic brain infarct after mild head trauma in infants. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2012.
Ivan Ivanov; Dora Zlatareva; Iliyana Pacheva; Margarita Panova
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Plovdiv Medical University Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
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