Case Report

Unusual presentation of a bilateral basilar stroke: Bradycardia

Zidouh S*, Jidane S, Nabhani T, Chouaib N, Sirbou R, Belkouch and Belyamani L

Published: 07 September, 2017 | Volume 2 - Issue 1 | Pages: 040-041

We report a case of 79-year-old man who presented to our emergency department (ED) for lipothymia. The patient developed significant bradycardia with hypotension. His EKG objectified a slow atrial fibrillation .the patient rapidly installed a coma. A non-contrast CT brain scan showed a bilateral vertebrobasilar ischemic stroke. 

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