Adam D. Roche, Blathnaid Murphy, Niamh Adams, Richard Sheahan, Paul Brennan, Seamus Looby

Adam D. Roche, Blathnaid Murphy, Niamh Adams, Richard Sheahan, Paul Brennan, Seamus Looby September 4, 2017

Coarctation of the aorta is a condition that typically presents in childhood as a congenital malformation. This report describes a case of acute right middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke, which occurred in a patient with aortic coarctation that remained undiagnosed until her eighth decade.… Read More...

Yuichiro Shirota, Takahiro Nakayama, Mizuki Kitamura, Ichiro Imafuku September 4, 2017

Cerebral gas embolism (CGE) from the thoracic cavity is commonly associated with invasive procedures, and cases of spontaneous CGE are rare. A 78-year-old man presented with severe spontaneous CGE associated with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE). To the best of our knowledge, the comorbidity of CGE in a CPFE patient has not been documented until now.… Read More...

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