Acute Vertebrobasilar Ischemic Stroke Due To Electric Injury

Electrical injuries are most commonly due to household accidents. Various factors determine the severity of electric injury, including type of current, amperage, voltage, tissue resistance, pathway of current and duration of contact with the body. Various types of neurological damage due to electrical injury have been described in literature. It may manifest as peripheral nerve injury, spinal cord damage, seizures, cerebellar ataxia, hypoxic encephalopathy and intracerebral hemorrhage. Acute ischemic stroke is an infrequent complication of electrical injury.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

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