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Positional occlusion of the vertebral artery: A rare cause of embolic stroke

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A young, previously healthy patient developed embolic occlusions of the posterior cerebral, superior cerebellar, and posterior inferior cerebellar arteries. This patient also demonstrated positional occlusion of the left vertebral artery which may have been the etiology for his embolic stroke.

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Grossmann, R.I., Davis, K.R. Positional occlusion of the vertebral artery: A rare cause of embolic stroke. Neuroradiology 23, 227–230 (1982).

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