Craniocervical arterial dissection: a cause of childhood arterial ischemic stroke in Taiwan.

@article{Lee2010CraniocervicalAD,
  title={Craniocervical arterial dissection: a cause of childhood arterial ischemic stroke in Taiwan.},
  author={Ying-Ying Lee and Keke Lin and Huaiyong Wang and Min-Liang Chou and Po-Cheng Hung and Mf Hsieh and Jane Raung Lin and Alex Mun-Ching Wong},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2010},
  volume={109 2},
  pages={
          156-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE To describe the clinical characteristics and imaging findings of craniocervical dissection in childhood ischemic stroke, in a tertiary medical center. METHODS In this retrospective study, we investigated children (aged 1 month to 18 years) with symptoms and radiographic confirmation of ischemic stroke from January 1996 to January 2007. Stroke work-up included neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, conventional angiography, and magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING
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