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Disease Information : Stroke : Diagnosis

Stroke : Diagnosis

How is Stroke Diagnosed?

As soon as a quick neurological examination is completed, the most important next step is to take a picture of the brain with a head CT scan or a brain MRI. The blood vessels going to the brain and within the brain can also be imaged using ultrasound, CT angiography, and MR techniques such as an MR angiogram.

Stroke section was last modified: April 25, 2008 - 05:02 pm