Tako-tsubo syndrome as a consequence and cause of stroke.

  title={Tako-tsubo syndrome as a consequence and cause of stroke.},
  author={Anna Bersano and Patrizia Melchiorre and Giorgio Moschwitis and Francesca Tavarini and Carlo W. Cereda and Giuseppe Micieli and Eugenio Agostino Parati and Claudio Bassetti},
  journal={Functional neurology},
  volume={29 2},
Since tako-tsubo syndrome (TS) frequently appears soon after stroke (usually stroke involving the insular cortex), it is believed to be a consequence rather than a cause of stroke. Herein, we describe a 70-year-old woman presenting with a left middle cerebral artery stroke (involving the insular cortex) who developed a further contralateral ischemic stroke with concomitant detection of a transient intracardiac mural thrombus attributable to TS. It can reasonably be maintained that that in our… CONTINUE READING


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