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Increase in Body Temperature (Hyperthermia) After Acute Stroke

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

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Description:

A patient with acute stroke may experience a change in body temperature. The change in temperature is affected by the severity of the stroke and impacts outcome. Cerebral ischemia is worsened in hyperthermia and improved in hypothermia.

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