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Reappearance of Free-floating Carotid Thrombus after Discontinuation of Anticoagulant Therapy.
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PMID:  25444030     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 73-year-old woman who suddenly developed left hemiparesis was admitted to our hospital. Ultrasonography on admission showed a free-floating thrombus (FFT) attached to an ulcerative plaque in the right common carotid artery. The FFT almost disappeared during treatment with intravenous anticoagulation therapy for acute stroke, but it reappeared when the therapy was discontinued. She underwent endarterectomy on day 13, after which she was free from stroke recurrence.
Authors:
Masaki Naganuma; Yuichiro Inatomi; Osamu Kobayashi; Toru Nishi; Toshiro Yonehara; Yukio Ando
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-10-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-3    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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