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Vertebral artery dissection and alternating hemiparesis in an adolescent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3763269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case report of vertebral artery dissection and alternating hemiparesis in an adolescent boy is presented. The diagnosis was confirmed by findings on a computed tomographic brain scan and a four-vessel cerebral arteriogram. The patient has been treated with aspirin for 2 years and has had no further transient ischemic attacks.
Authors:
D W Lewis; P H Berman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-10     Completed Date:  1986-11-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  610-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Athletic Injuries / complications
Diagnosis, Differential
Hemiplegia / etiology*
Humans
Male
Migraine Disorders / etiology
Vertebral Artery / injuries
Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency / complications,  radiography*

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