Stroke: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: aka cerebrovascular accident. Mostly ischemic, some hemorrhagic. CT detects hemorrhagic stroke with high sensitivity. For history/physical findings to distinguish ischemic from hemorrhagic, see Hemorrhagic Stroke.
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Differential Diagnoses include: Neurocardiogenic Syncope
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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Stroke are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.