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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: June 2014

Case 17 - Aphasia during pregnancy

from Section 2 - Uncommon cases of stroke

Current review

Li Y, Margraf J, Kluck B, Jenny D, Castaldo J. Thrombolytic therapy for ischemic stroke secondary to paradoxical embolism in pregnancy: a case report and literature review. Neurologist 2012; 18: 44–8.

Suggested reading

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