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Contact: Michael C. Purdy
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Washington University School of Medicine

Silent Stroke

Caption: The arrow points to evidence of a silent stroke. In patients with sickle cell anemia, such strokes often go undiagnosed because they do not cause immediate symptoms.

Credit: Robert McKinstry

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