Coagulopathies and pediatric stroke

Madhvi Rajpurkar, Jeanne M. Lusher

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Pediatric stroke is a heterogeneous disorder and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality in children. The role of thrombophilia is becoming increasingly important in the pathogenesis of stroke but its effect on clinical outcome and recurrence is not yet well defined. This review provides a summary of current knowledge of thrombophilia in pediatric stroke.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-289
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Neurology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2010


  • Pediatric stroke
  • coagulation abnormalities
  • thrombophilia


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