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Cva Stroke Vs
It doesn't: Guillain-barre is an acute immunological inflammatory disorder affecting predominantly the myelin coverings of the nerves, and is an ascending weakness and paralytic syndrome. Stroke implies obstruction of blood vessels to brain or spinal cord. Gbs affects peripheral nervous system not directly brain or spinal cord;. ...Read more
No: These conditions are completely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cva june '13. All the tests done were completely normal. Can you have a stroke and completely normal test results? Still have some weakness.
Stroke vs TIA: Stroke really refers to a neurological event where this is sign of damage. A tia, is a transient stroke like episode where studies are often normal. A bit unusual to have a "stroke" and not see anything on mri, but certainly not impossible. Might miss signs of damage on a ct scan. Stroke in young people is unusual and hope that you have a complete evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
See below: A transient ischemic attack lasts less than 24 hours. A reversible ischemic neurologic deficit lasts between 24 hours and 2 weeks. A caerebrovascular accident is permanent. ...Read more
What is best test for massive stroke? 92 year old with prior mild left cva who largely recovered with ric and rehabilitation at hospital and at home
TIA & Stroke: Transient ischemic attack by definition symptoms resolve within 24 hours, be it slurred speech or weakness of extremity. This is due to temporary occlusion of the aren't decry of the brain. In contrast a stroke with residual defects occur when an artery is completely blocked. At this time it is not reversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duration of symptoms: A TIA is a transient event where the brain is deprived of adequate blood flow. The time course is less than one hour, and there are no permanant effects. Lay people use the term mini-stroke, but it is an inappropriate term. A cva is ususally not an accident. A cause is found in most cases. Stroke symptoms last greater than an hour and have residual deficits.Mri/ct imaging + in stroke, negative tia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
82 F HX CVA 20 yrs. woke w/HA on top of head that reminded her of previous CVA. Xport by AMB to ED. AMB gave no 02, WHY? ED CAT head. NEG CVA.
I have been on amytriptline for 30+ years following a cva. I take 50mg at night and am now weaning myself off them. I half one and take 1.5 tablets.
Tia: It can. Sometimes it can affect different areas of brain. ...Read more
My grand father is a CVA patient is he would recover
he is speechless and not in conscious , reply me sir/madam?
A warning: A tia, change in function of a part of the body due to loss of blood supply in the brain lasting less than a day, is a warning of more serious problems that might arise in the near future. You should quickly visit your doctor or a neurologist, discuss the symptoms and then a decision can be made about study of the source of the TIA and proper therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers