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Revista Clínica de Medicina de Familia

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Abstract

LOPEZ MARTINEZ, Lorena; HERNANDEZ FERNANDEZ, Francisco; JULIA MOLLA, Enrique  and  PERONA MORATALLA, Ana Belén. Focal neurologic signs in an anticoagulated patient. Rev Clin Med Fam [online]. 2011, vol.4, n.3, pp.246-249. ISSN 1699-695X.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1699-695X2011000300011.

We report the case of a 63 year old woman who came to the emergency department due to difficulty in expressing herself linguistically and right limb weakness of sudden onset. She had a history of chronic atrial fibrillation (AF) and being insufficiently anticoagulated. The first diagnosis to consider is acute ischemic stroke of cardioembolic origin. Cerebrovascular disease is the second cause of death worldwide

Keywords : Stroke; Thrombolytic Therapy; Endovascular Procedures.

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