Cerebral infarction

What is Cerebral infarction?

A cerebral infarction is a type of ischemic stroke resulting from a blockage in the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. It can be atherothrombotic or embolic.

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What can cause a shadow on a ct scan of the brain? The only reason I took one was for headaches....

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Probably Cerebral infarction or primary lesion.

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Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns....

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Hi! My father is 71 yes old congestive heart failure patient. 20 days back he had a cerebral infarction. After that his agitation and aggressive...

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Based on the details your father has developed post stroke behaviour abnormality ,which is not responding to anti psychotics, other cause of...

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my grandma had got a stroke yesterday.she has been admitted n doctors hav said that she got a cerebral infarction n they hav kept her under...

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Thanks for the query.
A stroke occurs when blood flow is interrupted to a part of the brain, either when an artery bursts or becomes...

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