Stroke diagnosis – Medical Question

A patient with a DVT develops a stroke. What study would most likely identify the underlying etiology of the stroke?

A ) Angiogram
B ) EKG
C ) Ultrasound of the lower extremities
D ) Transesophageal echo
E ) Electroencephalography

 

 

 

[expand title=”CLICK HERE to view the correct answer:”][sociallocker] The correct answer is D. Transesophageal echo must be done to rule out patent foramen ovale in a patient with DVT who develops a stroke.
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