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In reaching a diagnosis of stroke, one inevitably makes some assessment of where in the brain the lesion might be. However, it may be useful to further subclassify the stroke since this may give clues to the likely underlying cause, allow more cost effective investigations, and help in predicting both the risk of recurrence and functional outcome. Whilst there are many subclassification systems available, we use the system developed from the Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project22 (Box 3.1), which works well at the bedside.23-28

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