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2022 Oct 12

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis



Ischemic stroke is a potential complication of uncontrolled inflammation in mevalonate kinase deficiency – A case report.


Blais J, Bonneville-Roussy D, Elfassy H L, Lanthier S
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Oct 12; 31(12):106780.
PMID: 36242899.


Mevalonate kinase deficiency (MKD) is an autosomal recessive autoinflammatory disease characterized by recurrent systemic inflammation attacks. Despite interconnections with inflammation, thrombosis is rare or underreported in MKD. Our goal is to report evidence of uncontrolled inflammation as the cause of ischemic stroke.