Back ground: Stroke is one of the most important causes of high morbidity and mortality all over the world. Risk factors are common to all age groups. Aim: To study various risk factors for stroke and to assess their relative importance in the causation of the different types of stroke and to study various clinical features of stroke & its CT- Scan correlation. Method: 100 patients of both genders and age > 15 years presenting with stroke were included in the study. All patients had CT scan brain. The results were them compared with clinical diagnosis on case to case basis and precision of clinical diagnosis was as refrained. Result: In patients of hemorrhage 63% had hypertension, 20% had diabetes mellitus, 39% were smoker and 16% were alcoholic and 9% were having hyperlipidaemia. Smoking was the most common risk factors. Conclusion: based on result of present study two major risk factors are associated with stroke i.e. the hypertension and smoking are controllable
Key words: Acute ischemic stroke, risk factors, symptoms.
Received: 15 July, 2019 Revised: 19 August 2019 Accepted: 25 August 2019
Corresponding Author: Dr. Neeraj Jain, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, NSCB Medical College, Jabalpur
This article may be cited as: Jain AB, Jain N, Singh G. Clinical features and various risk factors for stroke and its CT scan correlation: an observational study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2019;7(9):55-58.