Running, ischaemic stroke and carotid artery dissection
QJM: An International Journal of Medicine
Oxford University Press
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Evans, N., Harper, V., Scoffings, D., & Warburton, L. (2015). Running, ischaemic stroke and carotid artery dissection. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, 108 973-974. https://doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcv089
Internal carotid artery dissection may occur in young healthy adults following exercise. It is important to have a low degree of suspicion for such cases, particularly in younger patients without typical cerebrovascular risk factors, as delay in diagnosis and appropriate management may result in excess morbidity and mortality.
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/qjmed/hcv089
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