A rare cause of recurrent stroke in childhood: left atrial rhabdomyosarcoma


SERDAROGLU G., YILMAZ S. , Ulger Z. , Gokce S. , TEKGÜL H. , GÖKBEN S.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.100, no.10, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02214.x
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA

Abstract

We present a case of recurrent stroke secondary to cardiac rhabdomyosarcoma. The detected prothrombotic mutations at the first attack had seemed to be the main cause, but the echocardiography performed at the recurrence revealed the actual underlying cause of stroke.