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Posterior circulation stroke, something rare or misdiagnosed?

March 8, 2022 Nephrology & Neurology No Comments

According to literature, about 20-25% of all strokes correspond toposterior circulation (PCS) ones and are a significant cause of patientdisability and mortality. Their diagnosis is very challenging giventhe complexity of structures and differences on clinical symptoms,imaging and management.Plus, it presents with a high risk ofrecurrent …..

Vertebrobasilar artery dolichoectasia manifesting as Millard-Gubler syndrome in a young acute ischemic stroke

January 28, 2022 Nephrology & Neurology No Comments

Introduction: Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is an arterial disease characterized bydilatation, elongation, and tortuosity of the vertebral and basilar arteries. VBD can generateintracranial hemorrhage, compression of the brainstem, and ischemic stroke as the mostcommon presentation. Millard-Gubler syndrome (MGS) is a pontine-crossed syndromeaffecting the pons at the …..