Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.
← Back to Search

Successful Intravenous Rt-PA Thrombolysis For A Childhood Cardioembolic Stroke With Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

K. Tanaka, T. Uehara, K. Sato, Tatsuo Amano, K. Minematsu, K. Toyoda
Published 2011 · Medicine

Save to my Library
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
Case Report A right-handed 12-year-old boy had suffered from pathologically proven EDMD for 7 years and required a wheelchair in daily life due to limb weakness. He had been given warfarin for one year because of chronic atrial fibrillation and suddenly developed leftsided motor weakness and was admitted to our hospital. On admission, he was alert and had a conjugate gaze deviation to the right, dysarthria, and complete left hemiparesis including the face. His National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score was 15. International Normalized Ratio (INR) was 1.49. Head CT showed indistinctness of the right lenticular nuclei and a right hyIntroduction Patients and carriers of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD), a known inherited muscular disorder [1] , are at high risk of sudden death due to arrhythmias, heart failure, and embolism Published online: December 13, 2011
This paper references
10.1055/S-2008-1040827
Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy.
A. Zacharias (1999)
10.1136/jnnp.29.4.338
Unusual type of benign x-linked muscular dystrophy.
A. Emery (1966)
Cerebrovascular Medicine National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center 5-7-1 Fujishirodai, Suita Osaka 565-8565 (Japan) Tel. +81 6 6833 5012, E-Mail tuehara @ hsp.ncvc.go
Toshiyuki Uehara
in children : data from the nationwide inpatient sample
ES Roach (2007)
10.1016/S1474-4422(09)70106-1
Use of alteplase in childhood arterial ischaemic stroke: a multicentre, observational, cohort study
Catherine M. Amlie-Lefond (2009)
10.1017/S1481803500010824
Successful treatment of pediatric stroke with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA): a case report and review of the literature.
S. Cremer (2008)
10.1159/000203076
Thrombolysis in Acute Childhood Stroke: Design and Challenges of the Thrombolysis in Pediatric Stroke Clinical Trial
C. Amlie-Lefond (2009)
10.1161/01.STR.0000064322.47667.49
Clinical Relevance of Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter, Stroke, Pacemaker Implant, and Heart Failure in Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy: A Long-Term Longitudinal Study
G. Boriani (2003)
10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.189696
Management of stroke in infants and children: a scientific statement from a Special Writing Group of the American Heart Association Stroke Council and the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young.
E. Roach (2008)
Fast track — ArticlesUse of alteplase in childhood arterial ischaemic stroke: a multicentre, observational, cohort study
Catherine Amlie-Lefond (2009)
, pacemaker implant , and heart failure in Emery - Dreifuss muscular dystrophy : a long - term longitudinal study
S Cremer (2003)
10.1542/peds.2005-2676
Mimics of Childhood Stroke: Characteristics of a Prospective Cohort
R. Shellhaas (2006)
10.1161/STROKEAHA.106.473983
Thrombolysis for Ischemic Stroke in Children: Data From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
N. Janjua (2007)
10.1097/00043426-200305000-00006
Low-Dose Tissue Plasminogen Activator Thrombolysis in Children
Michael Wang (2003)



This paper is referenced by
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar