Thakur JR, Singh Sanat, Bansal AK, Khan, QH, Sinha T, Shrivastava PK.
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Thakur J.R., Singh Sanat, Bansal A.K., Khan, Q.H., Sinha T. and Shrivastava P.K.
Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (Bastar) 494001, India.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2011
Out of 50 patients, 5 (10%) patients were in age group of 31 t5o 40 years; 11(22%) in 41 to 50 years, 14 (28%) in 51 to 60 and 12 (24%) cases in the age group of 61 to 70 years. Out of 50 cases 30 (60%) and 20 (40%) respectively belong to rural and urban back ground respectively. On further analysis, 35 cases presented with disturbed consciousness, 15 cases had weakness, 14 had speech loss, fever was noted in 7 cases and convulsion was present in 4 cases. Vomiting was also present in 4 cases, headache was complaint of 5 cases and one case had vision loss. More than one symptoms were present in all patients.
The predominant presenting sign of motor weakness was seen in the 15 cases disturbed consciousness in 35 patients, 7th cranial nerve involvement seen in 19 cases. Blood pressure was elevated in 31 cases. Out of 50 cases 22 had systemic hypertension as a associated disease, 5 cases had cardiac lesions, another 5 patients had past history of CVA, 2 patients had diabetes mellitus, 1 case was associated with pulmonary tuberculosis and one case had cerebral malaria. Out of 50 cases, 47 cases presented as hemiplegia, 2 had quadriplegia and only one had monoplegia.
Cite this article:
Thakur JR, Singh Sanat, Bansal AK, Khan, QH, Sinha T, Shrivastava PK. An Epidemiological Study of Cerebrovascular Accidents Cases Admitted In a Tertiary Hospital. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2011; 3(4): 192-195.