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A case of focal convexal subarachnoid hemorrhage presenting as transient ischemic attack mimic.
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PMID:  22260978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An 82-year-old man was suspected to have experienced a transient ischemic attack since he developed transient weakness in the right upper limb twice. On admission, neurologic examination yielded normal findings except for mild cognitive impairment. Brain CT and images showed an unexpected finding of acute focal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the left central sulcus, although MR angiography and venography did not show any abnormality. T(2)(*) weighted images showed superficial siderosis in the bilateral frontal lobes, which indicated the possibility of a recurrent subarachnoid hemorrhage. We propose that focal subarachnoid hemorrhage should be included in the differential diagnosis of transient ischemic attack.
Authors:
Yohei Misumi; Hidetsugu Ueyama; Akie Tawara; Yasuto Nishida; Shigehiro Imamura; Teruyuki Hirano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rinshō shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0009-918X     ISO Abbreviation:  Rinsho Shinkeigaku     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417466     Medline TA:  Rinsho Shinkeigaku     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Kumamoto Saishunsou National Hospital.
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