Metabolic stroke or stroke-like lesion: Peculiarities of a phenomenon

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Journal of the Neurological Sciences (02/07/2020)- Short scientific article about the study of stroke-like lesions in MELAS, highlights:

  • Stroke-like lesions (SLLs) are a unique CNS feature of various MIDs, in particular MELAS.
  • SLLs run through an acute and chronic stage, are dynamic, and change their appearance over time.
  • SLLs must be identified as they are accessible to treatment, which is at variance from that of ischemic stroke.

To access the full article, click this link:  https://www.jns-journal.com/article/S0022-510X(20)30062-9/fulltext