• Medicine
  • Published in Acta neurologica 1990

Ischaemic cerebral infarction in young adults.

@article{Federico1990IschaemicCI,
  title={Ischaemic cerebral infarction in young adults.},
  author={Francesco Federico and T Calvario and N Di Turi and F. M. Paradiso},
  journal={Acta neurologica},
  year={1990},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          101-8
        }
}
Fifty six patients aged 17 to 45 years who had Ischemic Cerebral Infarction (I.C.I.) were studied. The following etiologies were established: 1. Juvenile atherosclerosis (21 patients); 2. Cerebral embolism either from cardiac (10 patients) and from unknown source (3 patients); 3. Secondary coagulopathies (4 patients); 4. Non atherosclerotic vasculopathies (6 patients); 5. Traumas of skull and neck (3 patients); 6. Migraine (2 patients); 7. Oral contraceptives use (1 patient). In 6 cases the… CONTINUE READING