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1

The most common type of brain disorder.

Stroke

2

Another name for stroke

CVA (cerebrovascular accident)

3

Any injury to brain tissue resulting from a disturbance of blood supply to the brain.

Stroke

4

What two thing can cause a stroke?

1) Ischemia due to thrombosis, embolism,. or overall reduced blood flow in the body.
2) Hemorrhage

5

Lack of blood supply and oxygen to a tissue or organ

Ischemia

6

What are the three main types of stroke?

1) Cerebral thrombosis
2) Cerebral embolus
3) Cerebral hemorrhage

7

What is a type of stroke caused by a blood clot of a cerebral artery that has been narrowed by arteriosclerosis?

Cerebral thrombosis

8

What is a type of stroke caused by a fragment of blood clot from an arteriosclerotic plaque or from the heart?

Cerebral embolus

9

What is a type of CVA caused by the rupture of a cerebral artery in a person with hypertension?

Cerebral hemorrhage

10

What is the most common type of stroke?

Cerebral thrombosis

11

What is the most serious type of stroke?

Cerebral hemorrhage

12

Which two types of stroke are ischemic?

1) Cerebral thrombosis
2) Cerebral embolus

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