Misdiagnosis of Transient Ischemic Attack
Undiagnosed Stroke: The main diagnostic risk with TIAs is the failure to identify the TIA itself, or the failure to diagnose a stroke until too late. Read more about: Stroke.
Differential Diagnosis: There are a number of other disorders which can give symptoms similar to a TIA, or otherwise stroke-like symptoms. Some of the possibilities include:
- Brain tumor
- Brain hemorrhage (Intracranial Bleeding)
- Hypoglycemic attack (e.g. diabetic hypo, insulin attack, etc.)
- Amigrainous Migraine
- Meniere’s Disease
There are other possibilities. Read more about: Misdiagnosis of Stroke.
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