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Archivos de Medicina Interna

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BROLI, Fabiana et al. Vertebral arteries dissection: on two cases of ischemic stroke involving the vertebrobasilar territory. Arch. Med Int [online]. 2011, vol.33, n.1, pp.16-18. ISSN 0250-3816.

Two cases of ischemic infarction from the vertebrobasilar part are analyzed. Both patients were young, they did not present any vascular risk but pain at cervical level. The angiographic study showed a vertebral artery dissection. Some considerations are being made regarding the clinic, pathogenesis and the treatment.

Keywords : Ischemic vascular infarction; Vertebrobasilar stroke; Vertebral dissection; of cervical and cerebral artery.

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