Signs

• Patients usually have multiple signs of neurologic dysfunction, and the specific deficits are determined by the area of the brain involved.

• Hemiparesis or monoparesis occur commonly, as does a hemisensory deficit.

• Patients with vertigo and double vision are likely to have posterior circulation involvement.

• Aphasia is seen commonly in patients with anterior circulation strokes.

• Patients may also suffer from dysarthria, visual field defects, and altered levels of consciousness.

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