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Preferred Term:

stroke

Definition:
A sudden, nonconvulsive loss of neurologic function due to an ischemic or hemorrhagic intracranial vascular event. In general, cerebrovascular accidents are classified by anatomic location in the brain, vascular distribution, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs nonhemorrhagic nature. (From Adams, et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • cerebrovascular accident
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/24058
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