In the pediatric population, ischemic stroke is rare. Pediatric patients with acute ischemic stroke are eligible for intravenous thrombolysis and/or mechanical thrombectomy. However, due to the rare occurrence of strokes and national shortage of pediatric neurologists, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment can be challenging. We report a case of a 16-year-old female who presented with an acute ischemic stroke to our adult comprehensive stroke program.
Cureus (2021) 13(8)
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