Compendium of cerebrovascular diseases

Michael S. Rafii, Argye E. Hillis

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Stroke is characterized by the sudden loss of circulation to an area of the brain, resulting in a corresponding loss of neurological function. In this article, we will discuss the epidemiology, etiopathophysiology, and symptomatology of different types of cerebrovascular diseases. Specific stroke syndromes will be reviewed to convey the myriad presentations of cerebrovascular disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-407
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Review of Psychiatry
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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