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Title: Cranial computerrized tomography in the evaluaaton of stroke patients in Ibadan
Authors: Ogunseyinde, A. O.
Atalabi, O. M.
Keywords: Cranial
Computerized Tomography
Stroke
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Abstract: 206 patients clinically diagnosed as stroke/cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) were investigated using computerized tomography (CT) scan. 19 patients(9%) had normal scan, while 20(9.7%) patients had other lesions including atrophy and tumours. Of the 167 (18.1%) patients proven to have suffered a cerebro-vascular accident (CVA/ stroke), 73(43.7%) were haemorrhagic, 92(55.1%) were infarcts; and left side when it is heaemorrhagic than infarct (16.7%;38.3). The parietal and frontal lobes were affected when lesions occur in single site while caudate nucleus, putamen and ventricles are commonly affected when lesion is in more that 2 sites. The occipital lobe i.e. posterior cerebral artery territory is infrequently involved.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/555
ISSN: 1119-3077
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