Acute vs chronic ischemic stroke

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Andrew Dixon et al.

Differentiating between acute and chronic infarction on a CT brain is an important skill for many health professionals particularly in the emergency setting:

Stroke and intracranial haemorrhage
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rID: 23546
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Evolution from acute to chronic ischaemic stroke
  • Acute vs chronic ischaemic stroke

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  • Case 1: acute
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  • Case 2: chronic
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  • Case 3: chronic
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