Transient ischemic attack versus transient ischemic attack mimics: frequency, clinical characteristics and outcome.

@article{Amort2011TransientIA,
  title={Transient ischemic attack versus transient ischemic attack mimics: frequency, clinical characteristics and outcome.},
  author={Margareth Amort and Felix Fluri and Juliane Sch{\"a}fer and Florian Weisskopf and Mira Katan and Annika Burow and Heiner C. Bucher and Leo H. Bonati and Philippe Alexandre Lyrer and Stefan Thomas Engelter},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={57-64}
}
BACKGROUND There is insufficient evidence regarding which clinical features are best suited to distinguish between transient ischemic attack (TIA) and disorders mimicking TIA (TIA mimics). METHODS We compared the frequency, clinical characteristics and outcome of patients with TIA and TIA mimics in a prospective, single-center emergency department cohort over 2 years. RESULTS Of 303 patients, 248 (81.8%) had a TIA and 55 (18.2%) had TIA mimics. Epileptic seizures (26/55; 43.7%) and migraine… CONTINUE READING

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