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Hoping you can tell me, is transient ischemic attack considered an acute stroke?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Yes: But is has no permanent sequelae. It can be a harbinger or worse tias or strokes to come. Get checked for carotid disease or cardiac defects such as pfo.
Answered on Jul 23, 2013
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