TITLE

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: transient ischemic attacks

AUTHOR(S)
Manawadu, Dulka; Vethanayagam, Dilini; Ahmed, S. Nizam
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p836
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 39-year old right handed man with a weakness in his right arm and leg. The man was reported to have experienced repeated nosebleeds since he was a child, which is believed to be hereditary since his mother and grandmother experienced the same risk. After an analysis of such disease, the patient was then diagnosed of transient ischemic attack.
ACCESSION #
37371891

 

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