Stroke in patients with cancer: Incidence and etiology Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Embolic strokes are the commonest cause of stroke in patients with cancer, due partially to hypercoagulability, whereas atherosclerosis accounted for only 22% of stroke in this population. Outcome was primarily determined by the underlying malignancy and the patient's neurologic condition.

publication date

  • June 8, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 15184609

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2025

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 62

number

  • 11