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Lacunar infarction associated with anabolic steroids and polycythemia: a case report.

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Lacunar infarction is traditionally ascribed to lipohyalinosis or microatheroma. We report the case of 40-year-old man, without traditional risk factors for ischemic stroke, who presented to the Emergency Department with recurrent episodes of transient right-sided weakness and paresthesia. Lacunar infarction was confirmed on diffusion-weighted MRI and blood tests showed a marked polycythemia. Quantitative magnetic resonance perfusion imaging demonstrated dramatically abnormal perfusion throug...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1159/000360076

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Karger Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Case Reports in Neurology Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
34-37
Publication date:
2014-02-08
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EISSN:
1662-680X
ISSN:
1662-680X
URN:
uuid:7fde0230-76ba-4896-a657-66c4e8ee83a9
Source identifiers:
459137
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pubs:459137
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English
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