A 60-year-old male presented with left-sided weakness and difficulty in speech

Authors

  • Iffat Islam Khan Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Md. Mahbubul Islam Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Redoy Ranjan Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1927-5023
  • Mohammad Tariqul Islam Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Asit Baran Adhikary Department of Cardiac Surgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v14i1.50517

Keywords:

Atherosclerosis, Carotid artery stenosis, CABG, Carotid endarterectomy, Ischemic heart disease, Ischemic stroke

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A 60-year-old male presented with weakness of the left side of the body followed by a sudden fall on the ground while working in the field, with difficulty in speech for 03 months. Weakness was sudden in onset which involved left upper and lower limbs with the inability to move the left side of the body and difficulty in walking. The patient also noticed that there was a deviation of the face towards the right side associated with dribbling of food with difficulty in speech but can follow the command with difficulty. There was also urinary incontinence for the same duration, but the bowel movement was normal.

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Author Biography

Redoy Ranjan, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

Dr. Redoy Ranjan

MBBS, MRCSEd, MRCS (England), MS (CV&TS), FICS

Assistant Professor

Departmenrt of Cardiac Surgery

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Published

2021-01-07

How to Cite

Khan, I. I., Islam, M. M., Ranjan, R., Islam, M. T., & Adhikary, A. B. (2021). A 60-year-old male presented with left-sided weakness and difficulty in speech. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 14(1), 7–12. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v14i1.50517

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