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TIA: Transient ischemic accident. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of TIA, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A "mini-stroke" refers to a transient ischemic attack (TIA). In a TIA, there is a short-term reduction in blood flow to the brain. This causes temporary stroke symptoms (often just for a few minutes) such as weakness or tingling in an arm or leg. TIAs don't cause brain damage, but they are important warning signs that a person is at risk of having a stroke. If you have a TIA, you should seek medical care right away to prevent a full stroke. (Source: excerpt from Stroke: NWHIC)
A "mini-stroke" refers to a transient ischemic attack (TIA). In a TIA, there is a short-term... (Source: excerpt from Stroke: NWHIC)
Recurring, transient episodes of neurologic dysfunction caused by cerebral ischemia; onset is usually sudden, often when the patient is active; the attack may last a few seconds to several hours; neurologic symptoms depend on the artery involved.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
TIA is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that TIA, or a subtype of TIA,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of TIA mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of TIA. Of the 10 causes of TIA that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
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Medical Conditions associated with TIA:
Stroke symptoms (192 causes), Cerebrovascular symptoms (161 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes)
Symptoms related to TIA:
Stroke (192 causes), Stroke-like symptoms, Transient loss of consciousness, Tingling sensation of the arms, Amaurosis fugax, Carotid artery stenosis (5 causes), Arotid bruit, Chest pain (1053 causes), Hypercholesterolemia (27 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Aspirin, Doppler scan
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