EMBOLIC STROKE

Stroke caused by a blood clot lodging in a smaller cerebral artery.

EMBOLIC STROKE: "An embolic stroke accounts for around 30% of all strokes and are very abrupt in onset."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMBOLIC STROKE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/embolic-stroke/ (accessed March 26, 2020).
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