Etiological patterns of stroke in young patients at a tertiary care hospital.

  title={Etiological patterns of stroke in young patients at a tertiary care hospital.},
  author={Shaikh Samiullah and Mona Humaira and Ghani Hanif and Aslam Aziz Ghouri and Khalid M. Shaikh},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={60 3},
OBJECTIVE To observe frequency of various causes of stroke in patients of young (15-35 years) age. METHODS This Descriptive case series study was conducted in all Medical Units of Liaquat University Hospital (LUH) Jamshoro, Hyderabad, from August 2006 to February 2008 and included 50 patients of stroke aged 15-35 years, irrespective of sex and community. Data of these patients was collected through a pre-designed proforma by completing a comprehensive history, detailed examination and… CONTINUE READING
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