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what all investigations are to be done in a female 7 months pregnancy and acute left hemiplegia .mri showing acute cortical infarct in the mca territo?

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Dr. Grant Linnell
Radiology 24 years experience
Echo and angiogram: First and foremost, a complete history and physical exam. Likely, an us of the legs to exclude a blood clot as well as blood work to look for a clotting abnormality would be next. Then, an echocardiogram and some type of imaging of the vessels in the neck and head. Since the patient is pregnant, an mra would likely be best.

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Last updated Sep 23, 2013

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