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Young man misdiagnosed several times after having a stroke

A 29 year old man suffering a stroke was initially told he had a migraine and then a brain tumour before realizing what it was. He was then further diagnosed with a hole in the heart which was discovered to be false just before surgery commenced. The man had searched the internet for answers but had only found information on older stroke sufferers.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by R News - Family

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About: Young man misdiagnosed several times after having a stroke

Date: 15 May 2004

Source: R News - Family

Author: Virginia Butler

URL: http://www.rnews.com/Story.cfm?ID=18005&rnews_story_type=10

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