Vertebral artery dissection: Not a rare cause of stroke in the young

Udayaraj Umasankar*, Timothy J. Carroll, Adeyosola Famuboni, Mehool D. Patel, Ian D. Starke

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We hereby describe a 42-year-old lady who developed vertebral artery dissection following a head injury. The clinical features and management of the condition are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-346
Number of pages2
JournalAge and ageing
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Vertebral artery dissection
  • Vertebral artery injury
  • Young stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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