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27yrs old and an elite athlete who suffered a mild ischemic stroke 24hrs ago. Any key decisions my docs are likely to be facing?
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
In brief: Stroke
A young person getting a stroke is unusual.
You really need to look for preventable or correctable causes. Cocaine abuse, sickle cell disease, hereditary aneurysms, moyamoya disease etc.

In brief: Stroke
A young person getting a stroke is unusual.
You really need to look for preventable or correctable causes. Cocaine abuse, sickle cell disease, hereditary aneurysms, moyamoya disease etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Babu Welch
Arterial dissections and chronic use of stimulants should be addressed.
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