THROMBOTIC STROKE

the most typical form of stroke, taking place whenever blood flow to the brain is inhibited by a cerebral thrombosis. It commonly stems from narrowing or blocking of a large blood vessel within the brain, especially the carotid or middle cerebral artery, by atherosclerosis. Symptoms may appear slowly. Temporary ischemic attacks often come before thrombotic stroke symptoms.

THROMBOTIC STROKE: "Your father has suffered a thrombotic stroke."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THROMBOTIC STROKE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thrombotic-stroke/ (accessed July 17, 2019).
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