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A case report on Ischaemic Stroke due to Hyperthyroidism

18th International Conference on Neurology and Neurological Disorders
August 23-24, 2018 | Paris, France

Bashir Adam Yakasai

Kaduna State University, Nigeria

Scientific Tracks Abstracts : J Neurol Neurorehabil Res

Abstract:

A 39yr old primary school teacher presented with fever, headache, and palpitation. The fever was described as high grade, intermittent, with a generalized throbbing headache that was temporarily relieved with simple analgesic. While waiting for a medical attention at the emergency unit, he collapsed and developed a generalized tonic-clonic convulsion that lasted about 3 minutes. After the seizures he was noticed to have developed a left hemiplegia. Prior to this admission, he was said to have had a goiter 5 years ago which was poorly managed. On examination, his Thyroid Function Tests (TFT) was abnormal and consistent with that of hyperthyroidism.

Biography:

Bashir Adam Yakasai, MNIM, Fss, mss, DSS, psc, Cert. Av.Medicine, DC Neurol, DPM, PGCert Neuroimaging, PGCert Clinical pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, MSc in Addiction Studies, FMCPsych. He is a Chief Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in the Nigerian Air Force and a specialist in Clinical Neurology and Aviation Medicine. 

E-mail: [email protected]

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