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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 120-121
Bioline Code: ni03039
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2003, pp. 120-121

 en Short Report - Stroke: A rare presentation of cardiac hydatidosis
N. P. Singh, S. K. Arora, A. Gupta, S. Anuradha, G. Sridhara, S. K. Agarwal, P. Gulati


A 13-year-old boy presented with acute stroke leading to right-sided hemiparesis. A contrast CT scan of the brain showed a hemorrhagic infarct in the left basal ganglia region with surrounding edema. Echocardiography showed a hydatid cyst in the right atrial chamber extending into the left atrium. A single hepatic hydatid was also seen.

Cardiac hydatidosis, Stroke, Embolization

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