• Vol. 37 No. 7, 619–620
  • 15 July 2008

Limb-Shaking Transient Ischemic Attack with Distal Micro-Embolic Signals and Impaired Cerebrovascular Reactivity Using Transcranial Doppler


We present a patient with limb-shaking transient ischaemic attack (TIA) associated with extracranial carotid occlusion and suggest that the pathophysiological mechanism is hypoperfusion, as evidenced by impaired cerebrovascular reactivity.

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