Ischaemic Stroke as A Presenting Feature of Polycythemia RubraVera - A Case Report

  • Mahmudur Rahman Siddiqui Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka
  • Badrul Alam Mondol Professor, Dept. of Neurology, National Institute of Neuro-Science, Dhaka
Keywords: polycythemia rubra vera, ischaemic stroke, hypercoagulable state

Abstract

Stroke secondary to polycythemia rubra vera (PRV) is very uncommon. A 55 years old man presented to us with ischaemic stroke, imaging revealed one recent and multiple previous Lacunar infarcts. Evaluation for underlying cause proved him as a case of PRV. Effective treatment of PRV can prevent the further recurrence of Ischaemic stroke

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v4i1.13686

AKMMC J 2013: 4(1): 45-47

 

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2013-02-06
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Siddiqui, M., & Mondol, B. (2013). Ischaemic Stroke as A Presenting Feature of Polycythemia RubraVera - A Case Report. Anwer Khan Modern Medical College Journal, 4(1), 45-47. https://doi.org/10.3329/akmmcj.v4i1.13686
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