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MRI-based thrombolysis in patients with stroke with minor aphasia
  1. T H Cho1,2,
  2. M Hermier2,3,
  3. N Nighoghossian1,2
  1. 1Hospices Civils de Lyon, Cerebrovascular Unit, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, Lyon, France
  2. 2Université de Lyon, Lyon 1, CNRS, UMR 5220, INSERM, U630, INSA de Lyon, Creatis-LRMN, Lyon, France
  3. 3Hospices Civils de Lyon, Neuroradiology Department, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, Lyon, France
  1. Correspondence to Professor N Nighoghossian, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Cerebrovascular Unit, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, 59, Bv Pinel, 69003 Lyon, France; norbert.nighoghossian{at}chu-lyon.fr

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We report two men (aged 39 and 63 years) presenting with a mild, isolated limitation of conversation about provided materials without obvious comprehension impairment (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score: 1). Both patients underwent magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), diffusion and perfusion weighted imaging on admission. MRI revealed limited lesions on diffusion imaging involving Wernicke (patient 1) and Broca …

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