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Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience

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Occurrence of ischemic stroke on the contralateral side of a hemorrhagic stroke in the subacute phase: About an observation

Author(s): Ntenga P*, Kabulo k, Mourabit S, Ciss O, Marieme SDS, Diagne NS, Toure K, Ndiaye M, Kazadi KNK and Gallo DA

The annual rate of stroke is eloquent and is responsible for some 60,000 deaths with 130,000 to 150,000 new cases per year, or a stroke every four minutes. This pathology is a public health priority that is underestimated in terms of morbidity and mortality as well as in terms of medico-economic costs and burden for the health system. Recidivism is a predictive factor of lethality for the victim. We report in this article the case of a 58-year-old patient who had been admitted in the Neurology department at the Fann National University Hospital and who had an ischemic stroke 14 days after hospitalization for a hemorrhagic stroke. Its evolution was unfavorable marked by the death on day 33 of his hospitalization.


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