Case Report/Case SeriesMultifocal Strokes as the Initial Manifestation of Metastatic TumorsPark, Hyun-Young MD; Lee, Hak-Seung MD; Chang, Hyuk MD; Kim, Yo-Sik MD; Cho, Kwang-Ho MD Author Information From the Department of Neurology, Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea. Supported by the Wonkwang University Research Grant 2009. This case was also reported to Korean Journal of stroke in 2009. Reprints: Yo-Sik Kim, MD, Department of Neurology, Wonkwang University Hospital, 344–2 Shinyong-dong, Iksan, Jeonbuk 570–180, Korea. E-mail: [email protected]. The Neurologist: September 2010 - Volume 16 - Issue 5 - p 322-324 doi: 10.1097/NRL.0b013e3181d35b26 Buy Metrics Abstract Patients with cancer are hypercoagulable and at a significant risk for ischemic stroke, but rarely present with stroke as the first manifestation of an underlying malignancy. We report on 2 patients with bihemispheric, multiterritorial infarctions in the absence of a cardioembolic source. © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.