Wake-Up Right-Sided Hemiparesis and Dysarthria in a Heavy Snorer

Valerio Brunetti, Michela Ada Noris Ferilli, Catello Vollono, Antonino Di Franco, Giacomo Della Marca

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Abstract

Case Presentation A 57-year-old man was referred to the ED for wake-up right-sided hemiparesis, hypoesthesia, dysarthria, and a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score of 7. Urgent CT brain scanning showed an ischemic lesion of the left temporal and insular lobes. The patient was admitted to the stroke unit, and acetylsalicylic acid 300 mg and low-molecular-weight heparin 6,000 IU were administered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e13-e17
JournalChest
Volume153
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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