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Forum Name: Studying Basic Sciences

Question: CV stroke

doc_gy - Sun Nov 16, 2003 3:10 am

what is the reason for left sided weakness, slurring of speech and left sided drooping of the face in CV Stroke patients. the patient's CT scan shows an infarction of the right frontal lobe. what particular parts of the fontal lobe and branch of the middle cerebral artery are affected?

gorgeous_gy@charmed. ph
dlugose - Wed Oct 26, 2005 4:19 pm

Try reading http://www. emedicine. com/pmr/topic77. htm or http://neuro. psyc. memphis. edu/NeuroPsyc/np-dx-vasc. htm or google. com and search on cva "frontal lobe" "cerebral artery" speech. Phrases need to be in quotes to restrict search to pages with words together.

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