delayed stroke


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delayed stroke

A stroke which occurs months after complete carotid occlusion, the cause and incidence of which are uncertain.

delayed stroke

Neurology A stroke that occurs months after complete carotid occlusion Cause Unknown Incidence Uncertain
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Seven prehospital stroke tool studies found variations in quality, sensitivity, and specificity, thus resulting in a potential stroke identification error rate of up to 30%, which results in delayed stroke treatment.
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