What is it about?

A case of a Thai lady, who has recurrent episode of hemorrhagic stroke within a few months. She has gone numerous neuroimaging including computer tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. Later, she was found to have gnatostomiasis which the imaging showed tracks in the brain. A confirmation was made in her blood test.

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Why is it important?

It it important to look for extraordinary causes of recurrent hemorrhagic stroke.


I hope this article would alert physicians on unusual cause of stroke.

Wanakorn Rattanawong
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

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This page is a summary of: Cerebral Gnathostomiasis: An Unusual Course of Recurrent Hemorrhagic Stroke, Annals of Neurology, April 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/ana.26374.
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