Postprandial limb-shaking: An unusual presentation of transient cerebral ischemia

William P. Cheshire, James F. Meschia

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We describe a 61-year-old woman with complete occlusion of the left carotid artery who presented with shaking of the right limbs after eating. She was found to have profound postprandial hypotension, and the episodes were interpreted as an unusual transient ischemic attack.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-246
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Autonomic Research
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2006


  • Autonomic nervous system diseases
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Hypotension
  • Ischemic attack
  • Orthostatic
  • Postprandial period
  • Transient

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Clinical Neurology


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