Yıl 2019, Cilt 5, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 421 - 423 2019-03-04

Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report

Suna Eraybar [1] , Yalçın Katı [2] , Serhat Atmaca [3] , Gökhan Torun [4] , Yasemin Nennicioğlu [5]

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Head trauma usually causes hemorrhage, but in children ischemia of basal ganglia may develop. Traumatic stroke occasionally develops after dissection of brain vessels, leading to disseminated cerebral embolism. Stretching forces in cerebral intraparenchymal arteries can cause vascular damage followed by an occluding thrombus. An 18-month-old girl presented to our emergency department with the complaint of head trauma after falling down while playing. Her parents recognized the weakness of her left site extremity after 6 hours after the event. After initial physical examination and further imaging studies brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed an infarct affecting the caudate nucleus in the right cerebral hemisphere. In childhood, ischemic stroke due to mild head trauma is an exceedingly rare event and may be overlooked in emergency medicine practice. We aimed to emphasize that mild head trauma may cause critical situations such as acute infarct in children.  

cerebral infarction, head trauma, traumatic stroke
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Orcid: 0000-0003-4306-9262
Yazar: Suna Eraybar (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Emergency Medicine, Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9686-3414
Yazar: Yalçın Katı
Kurum: Department of Emergency Medicine, Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-8066-6344
Yazar: Serhat Atmaca
Kurum: Department of Emergency Medicine, Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4908-3455
Yazar: Gökhan Torun
Kurum: Department of Emergency Medicine, Uludağ University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1661-1338
Yazar: Yasemin Nennicioğlu
Kurum: Department of Emergency Medicine, Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj396188, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2019}, volume = {5}, pages = {421 - 423}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.396188}, title = {Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report}, key = {cite}, author = {Eraybar, Suna and Katı, Yalçın and Atmaca, Serhat and Torun, Gökhan and Nennicioğlu, Yasemin} }
APA Eraybar, S , Katı, Y , Atmaca, S , Torun, G , Nennicioğlu, Y . (2019). Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report. The European Research Journal, 5 (2), 421-423. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.396188
MLA Eraybar, S , Katı, Y , Atmaca, S , Torun, G , Nennicioğlu, Y . "Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 421-423 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/41339/396188>
Chicago Eraybar, S , Katı, Y , Atmaca, S , Torun, G , Nennicioğlu, Y . "Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 421-423
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ISNAD Eraybar, Suna , Katı, Yalçın , Atmaca, Serhat , Torun, Gökhan , Nennicioğlu, Yasemin . "Ischemic stroke due to minor head trauma in a child: a case report". The European Research Journal 5 / 2 (Mart 2019): 421-423. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.396188