How to localize the level of lesion in strokes on the USMLE Step 1 exam

Tyler York

A high yield USMLE Step 1 topic is strokes. The majority of strokes are ischemic; that is, they are caused by an obstruction in a blood vessel supplying blood to part of the brain. In this video, Sujata explains the most common symptoms of stroke and how to use diagnostic techniques to best localize the level of lesion in strokes. Strokes that occur in the cerebral hemispheres (located in the brain’s left and right sides) can cause a wide variety of neurological signs that depend on the location and extent of the brain damage.

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Full How to localize the level of lesion in strokes on the USMLE Step 1 exam video transcript:

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