Stroke : Medical Symptom Description
Stroke (condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Stroke', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Stroke (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.
Stroke (condition): Serious brain event from bleeding or blood clots.
A stroke occurs when the
blood supply to the part of the brain is suddenly interrupted (ischemic)
or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts, spilling blood into the spaces
surrounding the brain cells (hemorrhagic).
More information on medical condition: Stroke:
- Introduction: Stroke
- Basic Summary for Stroke
- Types of Stroke
- Causes of Stroke
- Risk Factors for Stroke
- Symptoms of Stroke
- Complications of Stroke
- Diagnostic Tests for Stroke
- Misdiagnosis of Stroke
- Treatments for Stroke
- Prevention of Stroke
Stroke symptoms (symptom): Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
Stroke symptoms (symptom): There are various causes of stroke-like symptoms including stroke, transient ischemic attacks (mini-strokes) and several other serious conditions. Stroke is a form of cerebrovascular disease affecting arteries in the brain. See also symptoms of stroke and symptoms of transient ischemic attack for a full list. Any stroke-like symptoms need emergency professional medical investigation.
More information on symptom: Stroke symptoms:
1. excerpt from NINDS Stroke Information Page: NINDS
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