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- thrombo-embolic disease, diagnosis
- clinical assessment, education
An 80-year-old man with a history of hypertension was referred under the suspicion of stroke. He suffered from acute onset of right upper limb weakness 4 h before presenting to our emergency department. He did not have dysarthria, facial palsy or positive pronator sign. But decreased right radial pulse and cold upper limb with cyanosis were noted. Emergent CT angiography was performed …
Contributors M-SH took care of this patient and wrote the manuscript. Y-TT and S-YH obtained the correct diagnosis and performed prompt treatment for this patient. Y-YH helped in CT image and clinical data collection. All authors helped to interpret findings and review the drafts of the manuscript.
Competing interests None.
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