Stroke 3
  1. Strokes can classified into anterior circulation strokes (middle and anterior cerebral artery territories), posterior circulation strokes (vertebro basilar and posterior cerebral artery territories) and lacunar syndromes. What kind of a stroke is it when there is aphasia with a right hemianopia and a right hemiplegia? What kind of a stroke is it when there is a right hemiplegia without hemianopia, hemianaesthesia and aphasia? What kind of a stroke is it when there is cerebellar dysfunction or a crossed hemiplegia?
  2. The modified Rankin scale is an assessment tool for the severity of a stroke. What do you understand when told that a patient with a stroke has a modified Rankin score of 4?
  3. What is the most common cause of an ischemic stroke in young people (people below the age of 45 years)?
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