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A 31-year-old member asked:

I have delusions and hallucinations, but no sign of stroke, what is this?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 30 years experience
Not usually: Stroke in the back of the brain can present with visual hallucinations or even blindness. However, most stroke patients (88% in one study) present with asymmetric facial weakness, arm weakness and or speech difficulty. Delusions and hallucinations are clearly not normal - see a primary care provider as soon as possible to find out what is causing these symptoms.
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