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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2013;31(1): 54-58.
심한 빈혈에 의해 악화된 다발영역뇌경색
서재영, 이정곤 허덕현 장일미 이경복 노학재 안무영
순천향대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
Multiple Territory Ischemic Stroke Aggravated by Severe Anemia
Jae-Young Seo
Department of Neurology, Soonchunhyang University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Abstract
While acute anemia is regarded as a precipitating factor of ischemic stroke, there have been few reports on the evolution of infarction in the acute period of ischemic stroke by anemia. We describe a 71-year-old man with acute multiple territory infarction who had progressive neurologic deficits of paraparesis and dysarthria. This case suggests that sustained severe anemia due to intractable intestinal bleeding is an important cause of aggravation of ischemic stroke. Key Words: Acute ischemic stroke, Anemia, Stroke aggravation