[72-year-old biker with transient hemisyndrome]

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2001 Apr 12;90(15):639-42.
[Article in German]


The primary diagnosis of a transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a 72-year-old healthy biker with a motoric aphasia, facial (oral branch) paresis and a mild weakness of the arm, hat to be specified after several exams. There was found a cardiogenic embolization of the common carotc artery with a new discovered paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. We describe our genera considerations, the exams and the conclusions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aphasia, Broca / etiology*
  • Atrial Fibrillation / diagnosis*
  • Bicycling*
  • Carotid Artery Thrombosis / diagnosis*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Hemiplegia / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / etiology*
  • Male
  • Tachycardia, Paroxysmal / diagnosis