Decreased consciousness: bilateral thalamic infarction and its relation to the artery of Percheron.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Jan 16;2014. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Kent, UK.

This case series highlights two patients seen in the same stroke centre presenting with unusual symptoms. They were later diagnosed with bilateral thalamic infarcts, probably related to an unusual anatomical variant. The difficulties in establishing the diagnoses due to their relative rarity and complexity could have impacted on patient outcomes.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2013-201848DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3902493PMC
January 2014
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