Stroke Part II: Clinical manifestations and pathogenesis, Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Series Editors: Aminoff, Boller and Swaab)

Stroke Part II: Clinical manifestations and pathogenesis

1 th Edition Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Series Editors: Aminoff, Boller and Swaab)

Edited by Marc Fisher, MD, Professor of Neurology and Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA


Section 4: Manifestations of stroke:
Topographic classification of ischemic stroke. Identification, risks and treatment of transeint ischemic attacks. Medical complications of acute stroke. Anterior circulation syndromes. Posterior circulation strokes. Lacunes and lacunar syndromes. Hemorrhagic stroke syndromes: clinical manifestations of intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Eye syndromes and the neuro-ophthalomology of stroke. Post-stroke seizures. Stroke-related psychiatric disorder. Vascular dementia. "Silent" cerebral infarcts and microbleeds. Spinal strokes.

Section 5: Causes of stroke:
Extracranial and intracranial atheroma, and artery-to-artery embolism. Cardio-embolic stroke. Cervical artery dissections. Intracerebral hemorrhage. Subarachnoid hemorrhage. Cerebral venous thrombosis. Illicit drug use/abuse and stroke. Stroke, migraine and headache. Infections and stroke. Vasculitis and stroke. Hematological diseases and stroke. Stroke related to systemic illness and complicated surgery. Rare causes of stroke.