Cryptogenic Stroke and Nonstenosing Intracranial Calcified Atherosclerosis.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Because some cryptogenic strokes may result from large-artery atherosclerosis that goes unrecognized as it causes <50% luminal stenosis, we compared the prevalence of nonstenosing intracranial atherosclerotic plaques ipsilateral to cryptogenic cerebral infarcts versus the unaffected side using imaging biomarkers of calcium burden. METHODS In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.10.035

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