Chapter 7. Unusual Causes of Ischaemic Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

  1. C. Warlow,
  2. J. van Gijn,
  3. M. Dennis,
  4. J. Wardlaw,
  5. J. Bamford,
  6. G. Hankey,
  7. P. Sandercock,
  8. G. Rinkel,
  9. P. Langhorne,
  10. C. Sudlow and
  11. P. Rothwell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch7

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warlow, C., van Gijn, J., Dennis, M., Wardlaw, J., Bamford, J., Hankey, G., Sandercock, P., Rinkel, G., Langhorne, P., Sudlow, C. and Rothwell, P. (2008) Unusual Causes of Ischaemic Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack, in Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127660

Online ISBN: 9780470696361

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Keywords:

  • cancer;
  • exogenous female sex hormones;
  • moyamoya syndrome;
  • arterial dissection;
  • pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Trauma

  • Arterial dissection in the neck, head and thorax

  • Inflammatory vasculopathies and connective tissue diseases

  • Congenital arterial anomalies

  • Moyamoya syndrome

  • Embolism from arterial aneurysms

  • The cholesterol embolization syndrome

  • Migraine

  • Haematological disorders

  • Stroke in association with acute myocardial infarction

  • Infections

  • Cancer and its treatment

  • Exogenous female sex hormones

  • Pregnancy and the puerperium

  • Drugs, including drugs of misuse

  • Hypoglycaemia and other metabolic causes of stroke-Like syndromes

  • Gastrointestinal disorders

  • Perioperative stroke

  • Mitochondrial diseases

  • Single gene disorders

  • Intracranial venous thrombosis

  • The ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack case with no cause — what to do?