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Multifocal Stroke From Tumor Emboli

Multifocal Stroke From Tumor Emboli IMAGES IN NEUROLOGY 49-YEAR-OLD WOMAN posterior inferior cerebellar arter- Correspondence: Dr DeAngelis, De- presented with 2 ies, with surrounding infarction partment of Neurology, Memorial weeks of cough and (Figure, C and D). Arterial tumor Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 fevers and 1 week of emboli were also identified in the York Ave, New York, NY 10065 A right-sided weak- heart, lungs, spleen, and kidneys. (deangell@mskcc.org). ness and difficulty speaking. Exami- Author Contributions: Study con- nation was notable for tachycardia, cept and design: Navi, Lavi, and COMMENT distant heart sounds, jugular venous DeAngelis. Acquisition of data: Navi, distention, pulsus paradoxicus, and Lavi, and Jamieson. Analysis and in- Tumor embolism is a rare cause of Janeway lesions. Neurologic exami- terpretation of data: Navi, Kawagu- stroke, occurring most commonly chi, Hriljac, Lavi, DeAngelis, and Ja- nation revealed global aphasia, right with primary or metastatic neo- mieson. Drafting of the manuscript: homonymous hemianopsia, and a plasms of the lung. To our knowl- Navi, DeAngelis, and Jamieson. right hemiparesis. Laboratory exami- edge, there are only 3 definitive Critical revision of the manuscript for nation was remarkable for a tropo- cases of lung cancer presenting 1-3 important intellectual content: Navi, nin level of 0.45 ng/mL (to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Neurology American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2009 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6149
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2168-6157
DOI
10.1001/archneurol.2009.172
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19752313
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Abstract

IMAGES IN NEUROLOGY 49-YEAR-OLD WOMAN posterior inferior cerebellar arter- Correspondence: Dr DeAngelis, De- presented with 2 ies, with surrounding infarction partment of Neurology, Memorial weeks of cough and (Figure, C and D). Arterial tumor Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 fevers and 1 week of emboli were also identified in the York Ave, New York, NY 10065 A right-sided weak- heart, lungs, spleen, and kidneys. (deangell@mskcc.org). ness and difficulty speaking. Exami- Author Contributions: Study con- nation was notable for tachycardia, cept and design: Navi, Lavi, and COMMENT distant heart sounds, jugular venous DeAngelis. Acquisition of data: Navi, distention, pulsus paradoxicus, and Lavi, and Jamieson. Analysis and in- Tumor embolism is a rare cause of Janeway lesions. Neurologic exami- terpretation of data: Navi, Kawagu- stroke, occurring most commonly chi, Hriljac, Lavi, DeAngelis, and Ja- nation revealed global aphasia, right with primary or metastatic neo- mieson. Drafting of the manuscript: homonymous hemianopsia, and a plasms of the lung. To our knowl- Navi, DeAngelis, and Jamieson. right hemiparesis. Laboratory exami- edge, there are only 3 definitive Critical revision of the manuscript for nation was remarkable for a tropo- cases of lung cancer presenting 1-3 important intellectual content: Navi, nin level of 0.45 ng/mL (to

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JAMA NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 2009

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