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The differential diagnosis for our patient's decline and altered mentation weeks after the initial event included worsening normal pressure hydrocephalus, cerebrovascular accident, and seizure.
CI: Concussion Injury, SAH: Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, SDH: Subdural Haemorrhage, EDH: Extradural Haemorrhage, CVA: Cerebrovascular Accident, COAD: Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease).
38%) presented with cerebrovascular accidents at more than 10 years of type 2 DM.
The retrospective analysis included data collection from the patients' history regarding cardiovascular morbidity (myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, coronary artery disease, heart arrhythmia, hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, peripheral artery disease).
Data regarding gender, age, BMI, the presence of diabetes, hypertension and/or kidney injury, death from cerebrovascular accident, and smoking were collected.
In another study reported in 2001 at Nishtar Hospital, Multan, ischaemic heart disease was responsible for most of the deaths (32%), followed by cerebrovascular accidents (20.
Morbidity in SCD arises primarily from acute chest syndrome, cerebrovascular accidents, and splenic and renal dysfunction.
He details the neuropathologic basis, neurology, symptoms, prognosis, assessment, and treatment of these disorders resulting from conditions that cause damage to the brain in childhood, including traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents, and brain tumors, as well as less common disorders caused by cerebral anoxia, inborn errors of metabolism, neural tube defects, infections, radiation induced brain damage, and convulsive disorders.
McCune noted that when the Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (MiLES) was established close to a decade ago, investigators chose to track only a subset of the 19 neuropsychiatric syndromes on the ACR list: seizure disorders, cerebrovascular accidents, psychosis, mononeuropathy, aseptic meningitis, acute transverse myelitis, chorea, and cranial neuropathy.
Sorry if this seems a bit nanny state to say, but can a semi-disabled pensioner who lives in sheltered accommodation after three cerebrovascular accidents be fairly subjected to the same hypothesis as a man who probably tap dances down to collect his pension?
The damage suffered in cerebrovascular accidents and other forms of central nervous system injury may disrupt the brain-gut axis, thus disrupting the regulatory control of gastrointestinal pacing with resultant alteration of ICC phenotype and density now associated with many forms of gastrointestinal dysmotility.