How are ABCD2 scores interpreted for transient ischemic attack (TIA)?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Ashish Nanda, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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Individuals with an ABCD2 score of 6 or 7 have an 8% risk of stroke within 2 days, whereas those with an ABCD2 score lower than 4 have a 1% risk of stroke within 2 days. [8] Some of these patients with lower scores may well have non-TIA events rather than true TIAs. [27]


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