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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 15. No. 4, 2010

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2010;15:302-306

Case Report

Acute Haemiplegia after Chickenpox

Wy Chan, WK Chak


Stroke in children, although uncommon, is increasingly recognised as an important clinical entity. The underlying cause of childhood stroke is largely different from stroke in adults. Varicella infection has been recognised as an important aetiological factor in childhood stroke. We report a Chinese girl who presented with acute haemiplegia with left middle cerebral artery infarct after a recent varicella infection.

Keyword : Childhood stroke; Haemiplegia; Varicella infection

Abstract in Chinese


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