A case presentation on acute ischemic stroke
Corresponding Author(s) : K.C.Gayathri
International Journal of Allied Medical Sciences and Clinical Research,
Vol. 6 No. 2 (2018): 2018 Volume 6- Issue -2
A 52 years old male patient has been admitted in the hospital with the chief complaints of slurred speech, weakness in right extremities and he does have a medical history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus. As the patient is a hypertensive he is on Tab. Telmesartan 40mg and insulin. inj because of the diabetic condition. Patient is not on any kind of the anti-platelets drugs. When subject is admitted into the hospital emergency ward it was found that he is having global aphasia, hemisensory loss and right hemiplegia.
Physical examination, laboratory tests, multimodal brain MRI scan, an echocardiogram, continuous cardiac monitoring.
Acute ischemic stroke caused by distal left internal carotid artery occlusion, with salvageable penumbral tissue and a persistent large-vessel occlusion.
Medical management with anti-platelet drugs, HMG-co-a reductase inhibitors and anti-epileptic drugs.