Childhood stroke refers to the interruption of blood supply to part of the brain in children under the age of 15. The incidence is 6 cases per 100,000 children per year. In these age groups the prognosis is better, because children have a greater capacity for healing.
Causes of childhood stroke:
- Birth Defects
- Heart diseases
- Infections such as meningitis or encephalitis
- Traumas and operations
- Blood disorders
Symptoms of juvenile stroke:
- If the smile, the child makes a crooked grin
- If lifting arm raises only one of them
- if you have trouble repeating a phrase and drag words.