Segment: Not ischemic or hemorrhagic, but cryptogenic stroke

June 12, 2017

Segment: Not ischemic or hemorrhagic, but cryptogenic stroke

(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic."  It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes the experience and Dr. David Tirschwell, a UW Medicine stroke neurologist, discusses the condition. 

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