Acute ischemic stroke from fibrocartilaginous embolism to the middle cerebral artery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cartilage
  • Cerebral Infarction
  • Intervertebral Disc
  • Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis

abstract

  • Acute cerebral embolism after minor trauma in a young patient may be rarely due to fibrocartilaginous embolism from the nucleus pulposus. The pathogenesis of this problem remains poorly understood, but systemic embolism appeared to have occurred in this case.

publication date

  • January 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8488530

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 738

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 24

number

  • 5