Stroke-like migraine attack after cranial radiation therapy: the SMART syndrome.
Department of Neurology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.
Medical High Dependency Unit, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.
Department of Neuroradiology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.
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We describe a patient who experienced a prolonged episode of headache, drowsiness, seizure, unilateral weakness, delusion and hallucination due to a stroke-like migraine attack after cranial radiation therapy. Stroke-like migraine attack after radiation therapy (SMART) syndrome is a rare complication of therapeutic brain irradiation.
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