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Thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke in a teenager.

Authors
  • Muñiz, Antonio E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Emergency Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
28
Issue
2
Pages
170–173
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318244788f
PMID: 22307187
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Thrombolytic therapy is effective in acute ischemic strokes; however, in children, one must consider and exclude stroke mimickers and recognize that potentially life-threatening bleeding complicates the use of these medications.

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