[Ischemic, an uncommon complication of Biermer disease (pernicious anemia)].


INTRODUCTION Stroke in a young adult justifies an extensive etiologic workup. OBSERVATION We present a 44-year-old women victim of a frontal ischemic stroke. Extensive evaluation was normal, except for high plasma level of homocysteine in the context of pernicious anemia, otherwise asymptomatic. DISCUSSION Hyperhomocysteinemia is a known marker, and… (More)