Document Type : Case Report
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medipol University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Emergency Medicine, Manisa State Hospital, Manisa, Turkey
Department of Emergency Medicine, Bitlis State Hospital, Bitlis, Turkey
Heat stroke is the most complicated and dangerous amongst heat injuries that can lead to irreversible injury and even death with itself or with creating predisposibility to different diseases. The following case report depicts a patient who presented primarily with impairment of consciousness after walking 45 km in the summer heat to cross the Syria-Turkey border and later syncope. This case report aims to highlight the possibility of higher co-incidence with heat stroke and stroke.
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