Dilemma in the emergency setting: hypomagnesemia mimicking acute stroke

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BACKGROUND Stroke mimics may account for up to 30% of all acute stroke consultations. However, in the emergency setting, accurate diagnosis is not always possible. METHODS Case report and review of the literature. RESULTS A 73-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency department with acute aphasia and right hemiparesis. The National Institute of… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/IMCRJ.S101011

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@inproceedings{Rico2016DilemmaIT, title={Dilemma in the emergency setting: hypomagnesemia mimicking acute stroke}, author={Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Rico and Laura Mart{\'i}nez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Davinia Larrosa-Campo and Sergio Calleja}, booktitle={International medical case reports journal}, year={2016} }