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Cerebrovascular accident

Introduction: Cerebrovascular accident

Description of Cerebrovascular accident

Cerebrovascular accident (medical condition): Occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted and results in cell...more »

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Cerebrovascular accident: A sudden, nonconvulsive loss of neurologic function due to an ischemic or hemorrhagic intracranial vascular event. In general, cerebrovascular accidents are classified by anatomic location in the brain, vascular distribution, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. nonhemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
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Cerebrovascular accident: A sudden, nonconvulsive loss of neurologic function due to an ischemic or hemorrhagic intracranial vascular event. In general, cerebrovascular accidents are classified by anatomic location in the brain, vascular distribution, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. nonhemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Cerebrovascular accident as a Disease

Cerebrovascular accident (medical condition): See Cerebrovascular accident (disease information).
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Cerebrovascular accident as a Symptom

Cerebrovascular accident (symptom): Another name for Stroke symptoms.
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Cerebrovascular accident (symptom): Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage....more »

Cerebrovascular accident (symptom): There are various causes of stroke-like symptoms including stroke, transient ischemic attacks (mini ... more

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Cerebrovascular accident (symptom): A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the part of the brain is suddenly interrupted (ischemic) or when a blood... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Stroke Information Page: NINDS)

A stroke is sometimes called a "brain attack." A stroke can injure the brain like a heart attack can injure the heart. Stroke is the result... (Source: excerpt from Stroke: NWHIC)

A stroke (sometimes called a "brain attack") happens when blood circulation to the brain fails. A few minutes without oxygen and ... (Source: excerpt from Stroke Prevention and Treatment -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

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