Diagnostic significance of young adult stroke

What is the diagnostic significance of young adult stroke? What rheumatic syndromes should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cerebrovascular disease?

Most cerebrovascular diseases occur in patients aged over 50 years as a result of long-standing hypertension, atherosclerosis, and cardiac emboli. When ischemic cerebrovascular disease occurs in patients aged <50 years, the possibility of several rheumatic syndromes should be especially considered:


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