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what is a mca stroke?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
MCA: Middle cerebral artery stroke is a stroke happening in the distribution of the middle cerebral artery.
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Stroke: Mca stands for the middle cerebral artery which is one of the major arteries that provides vascular supply to the brain. If this artery should become block then it can cause a stroke in the brain. A stroke is loss of function n the form of speech, motor control of the body among other functions.

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