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"malignant stroke " defined by ischaemic brain tissue large enough to cause considerable increase of intracranial pressure and potential cerebral herniation (1)

Reference:

  • Hacke W et al. 'Malignant' middle cerebral artery territory infarction: clinical course and prognostic signs. Arch Neurol. (1996) 53:309-15.

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