Presidential stroke: United States presidents and cerebrovascular disease.

Authors:
Jeffrey M Jones
Jeffrey M Jones
WiCell Research Institute
United States

CNS Spectr 2006 Sep;11(9):674-8; quiz 719

Neurology of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI 49017, USA.

In the United States, more individuals suffer disability from stroke than from any other disease, and as many as 11 of the 43 presidents have been affected. In this article, the authors review the cases of the United States presidents who have had strokes, some of which have occurred while the president was in office, having a direct effect on the country.
September 2006
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