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Smoking. Will that eventually cause cerebral thrombosis?

Smoking. Will that eventually cause cerebral thrombosis?

Contributor: Smoking wouldn't be the only reason why someone could get a cerebral thrombosis but it could definitely contribute to the cause, as dr. Korona said. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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What is a cerebral thrombosis caused by hypertension?

What is a cerebral thrombosis caused by hypertension?

Blood clot in brain: Thrombosis in the brain circulation can occur in the arteries as well as veins. Hypertension usually causes bleeding within the brain with resultant stroke. Cerebral thrombosis on the arterial side can be seen with arteriosclerosis where narrowing of the vessel ends up with sluggish flow, then clotting. Thrombosis of veins draining the brain presents with headaches, seizures, weakness. ...Read more

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How long do people have to stay in rehab if they are recovering from cerebral thrombosis?

Depends: Everyone is different and a cerebral thrombosis or stroke is different in every person. An inpatient rehabilitation stay after a stroke can vary from 1-3 weeks in general. The length of stay for inpatient rehab is much shorter than it used to be in the past. This is being driven mainly by the insurance companies unfortunately. ...Read more

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What is cerebral thrombosis?

What is cerebral thrombosis?

See below: A thrombosis involves a blood clot inside a blood vessel blocking the blood flow. Cerebral thrombosis means the clot is within the brain circulation, and, in essence, the potential cause of a stroke. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cerebral thrombosis?

VERY serious: This is a serious and potentially life - changing and life threatening event as well as an emergency to say the least. Patients requires emergent evaluation by an md , cat scans and a plethora or other tests. At times, the clot is treated with blood thinners but not always. Surgery is also an option. This is a basic introductory answer and full treatment discourse is beyond the scope here. ...Read more

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Are ischemic strokes and cerebral thrombosis one and the same? Of not, how do they differ?

Are ischemic strokes and cerebral thrombosis one and the same? Of not, how do they differ?

Almost: Cerebral thrombosis is a process of clogging up of a blood vessel that can lead to an ischemic stroke (which is when brain cells die from lack of blood flow). So while not the same, thrombosis is a common cause of ischemic stroke. ...Read more

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Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Hemorrhage: A cerebral aneurysm that leaks or ruptures can lead to intracranial bleeding (hemorrhage). ...Read more

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Cerebral Thrombosis (Definition)

Dr. Bein provided a very nice answer but another word for cerebral thrombosis ...Read more


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Thrombosis (Definition)

Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is ...Read more