A two-year old boy with ischemic stroke - JEPT
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A previously healthy 2-year-old boy was admitted with
acute onset of severe left hemi-paresis. There was no prior
history of trauma, infection or family history of migraine or
other cerebrovascular diseases. He had fallen on the ground
for about 2 hours before admission. He had difficulty in
crying. His vital signs were normal and Glasgow coma
score (GCS) was 15. Physical examination revealed left
facial asymmetry. On motor system evaluation, the patient
had power of 2/5 in the left lower limb, 4/5 in the left upper
limb and pathologic reflexes were absent. The other organ
system physical examinations were within normal limits.On imaging, non-contrast computerized tomography (CT) of the brain was normal. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed acute infarction extending from the left periventricular area to the putamen and splenium. The patient was consulted with the pediatric neurology department. The patient was admitted to the ward with the diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke...

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