Hong Kong Med J 2002;8:216-20 | Number 3, June 2002
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.
Key words: Cerebrovascular accident; Moyamoya disease; Pediatrics; Vertebral artery dissection
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