Paediatric stroke: case series

WW Cheng, CH Ko, AKH Chan
Department of Paediatrics, Caritas Medical Centre, 111 Wing Hong Street, Shamshuipo

Five cases of paediatric stroke are reported. Two patients presented with
idiopathic stroke, another following vertebral artery dissection, one second-ary
to Moyamoya disease, and one patient with the syndrome of mitochon-drial
encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes. The
presentation, investigation, and management of paediatric stroke are
discussed.

Hong Kong Med J 2002;8:216-20

Key words: Cerebrovascular accident; Moyamoya disease; Pediatrics; Vertebral artery dissection

 
 
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