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What are the common causes of a stroke in infants?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: See below

Strokes are rare in infants, but risk factors include: congenital heart defects, dehydration, infection, brain malformations, arteriovenous malformations, and blood clotting disorders.

In brief: See below

Strokes are rare in infants, but risk factors include: congenital heart defects, dehydration, infection, brain malformations, arteriovenous malformations, and blood clotting disorders.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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Dr. Michael Kelber
Family Medicine
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In brief: Nothing common

There are no common causes of stroke in infants.
Stroke in infants is so rare that each case would have to be analyzed individually by a pediatric neurologist.

In brief: Nothing common

There are no common causes of stroke in infants.
Stroke in infants is so rare that each case would have to be analyzed individually by a pediatric neurologist.
Dr. Michael Kelber
Dr. Michael Kelber
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