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Unusual Causes of Stroke

Rare Causes of Stroke

Rare Causes must always be considered when presentation is unusual or clinical signs and imaging do not add up or in a younger patient. If you do not consider them then you will not diagnose them. However there can be the usual scenario of sending a lot of tests without thought resulting in a false positive being taken seriously. Bayes teaches us that in certain choices when the a priori risk is low that a false positive may be more likley than a true positive.

Some Rare Causes

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