ELIOT CORDAY, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SANFORD F. ROTHENBERG, M.D.
Transient cerebral vascular disturbances are of common occurrence and have been observed by most clinicians. When such episodes result from widespread cerebral ischemia, they are ordinarily manifested by such familiar signs as syncope or grand mal seizures. However, when the cerebral vascular disturbance is more localized, transient focal signs and symptoms will appear. The specific clinical manifestations in these cases depend upon which particular cerebral region has been affected. Thus, a great variety of manifestations have been observed in different cases, including transient hemiplegia, hemianopsia, monoplegia, aphasia, paresthesia, localized convulsive phenomena, etc. It is well known that a given patient
CORDAY E, ROTHENBERG SF. THE CLINICAL ASPECTS OF CEREBRAL VASCULAR INSUFFICIENCY1. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:626–639. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-4-626
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(4):626-639.
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