volume 28, issue 4, P534-535 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.841855
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Abstract: We report the presentation, investigation and management of a 22-year-old male who developed a right malignant middle cerebral artery infarct following a cardiac stab wound. This case exemplifies that early identification and timely decompression of young patients with embolic infarcts as a result of penetrating trauma can lead to a favourable clinical outcome.