A 38-year-old male asked:
is left-sided hemiparesis, caused by thromboembolic ischemic stroke, called acute stroke or tia?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Stroke: That is a cerebrovascular accident - also known as stroke. With a TIA the effects are not permanent - they resolve. With a stroke, at least some of the problems last and do not recover (go away).
5360 viewsAnswered Feb 6, 2021
Radiology 26 years experience
Symptoms resolve wit: Symptoms resolve with tia. A persistent hemiparesis could be from a stroke.
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Last updated Feb 6, 2021
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