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A 23-year-old female asked:

In icu.left sided numbness pain weakness. tpa (alteplase).all tests so far negative. all doctors no clue what's going on. think stroke not sure. any ideas?

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Dr. Ehsan Ansari
Cardiology 30 years experience
Be patient: Let the ICU team to evaluate and have a neurologist to see you. Best wishes.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
?migraine: An entity called hemiplegic migraine could present this way, and typically the process is reversible. Small stroke might be tough to see on certain types of mri's and a perfusion/diffusion approach might reveal. A series of tests to confirm your etiology might be useful. Neurology involvement is key here.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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