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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience in Radiology
Transient ischemia: This usually refers to a transient ischemic attack in which there is decreased blood flow to the brain without causing actual cell death. These can be ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience in Neurology
See answer below: Tia stands for transient ischemic attack. Its symptoms are identical to those seen in a stroke, but transient, or short lived, with spontaneous comple ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Baskin
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Short lived symptoms: A TIA or transient ischemic attack is what happens when the brain experiences a brief episode of ischemia, or when blood flow to an area of the brain ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Symptoms: By pt's symptoms , neurological changes, and their clearing in a reasonable period of time as well as the lack of pathogneumonic changes on mri.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Imaging: Most conclusive way is via a high resolution MRI film, as some lacunar strokes may be relatively clinically silent.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Stroke Symptoms: General symptoms of a stroke include: sudden numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of movement in your face, arm, or leg, especially on only one side ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Same as a stroke: A mini-stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack) is a stroke. However, it is a stroke that goes away, in as much as a few minutes to as long as 24 ho ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience in Critical Care
Mini Stroke or TIA: Symptoms of transient ischemic attacks (tias) occur suddenly and are always temporary. They usually go away in 10 to 20 minutes. Symptoms of TIA may i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience in Critical Care
TIA: Diagnosing ministroke or TIA is not staight forward, sometimes you may have a small spot in your brain in mri( in dwi ), but the DX is mostly based on ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Numbness and tinglin: Common to have numbness and tingling sensation and transient weakness of one side of the body and also transient slurred speech or aphasia. Usually la ... Read More
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