Stroke Mimics and Chameleons

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    154 students

What you'll learn

Stroke is a clinical diagnosis, and the acute onset of focal neurological symptoms is the major indicator of stroke. Strokes in adults are reported as being common, comprising 40%–45%. Many systemic and neurological conditions have mimicked cardiac conditions such as stroke and are diagnosed and managed only when necessary investigations are done. read more »»

Misdiagnosis of stroke is not uncommon, and it is well recognized that nonvascular conditions such as brain tumor, subdural hematoma, and a cerebral abscess may mimic cerebral ischemia. A careful patient history, a skillful examination of the patient, laboratory tests, and an imaging study may prevent misdiagnosis. Learn more about stroke mimics and a lot more in this presentation designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Budding Cardiologists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • Stroke mimics and Chameleons
  • Diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management


Dr. Vemula Sreekanth

MD-General Medicine, DM-Neurology, MBBS, Neurologist


Dr. Srikanth Vemula is a renowned Consultant Neurologist practicing in Magna Clinics at Hyderabad.

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