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What Is A Pin Stroke
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stroke symptoms: Sudden focal neurological change (weakness/balance problems/sensory or motor abnormalities). Associated headache or mental status change may be present. Sudden vision changes or speech abnormalities may be present. Facial distortion (like unilateral facial droop) might be present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely : There are a few conditions where a 16 yo could have a heart attack or stroke similar to a 60 yo.(progeria, kawasaki) there are also various congenital heart defects where a teen could develop a sudden rhythm disturbance and present a similar set of symptoms.Sickle cell kids can have strokes. Added together these are still rare, but worthy of consideration when a teen goes down suddenly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible angioma: There are many types of "moles." a mole really is a new growth in the skin but it's more of a lay-term than a professional one. Vascular moles could be small blood vessel filled dots on the skin which are inherited and look cherry red. These lesions are called angiomas. They can be easily treated if that's what they are, with many different therapies including intense pulsed light. ...Read more
TIA: Transient (temporary) ischemic attack - it is a temporary condition most commonly causing visual changes ie like a window shade is pulled down over the eye. These are very short lived usually 2-3 hours but can last up to 24 hours. They do not lead to damaged brain tissue. You should see a neurologist or internist if these occur. It may be the harbinger of worse strokes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lacunar Stroke: Lacunar stroke is a type of stroke that results from occlusion of one of the penetrating arteries that provides blood to the brain's deep structures. It is estimated that lacunar infarcts account for 25% of all ischemic strokes, with an annual incidence of approximately 15 per 100, 000 people. They may be more frequent in men and in people of african, mexican, and hong kong chinese descent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain injury: A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. Mild in that there is not typically any visible (with an MRI or ct) evidence of structural injury. The injury is at the microscopic (cell/molecular level). Seen with falls, car wrecks or in sports, they often result in headaches, memory loss, feeling "in a fog, " nausea/vomiting, dizziness & can be associated with long-term effects like depression. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ascaris Lumbricoides: Ascaris lumbricoides is the giant roundworm of humans, belonging to phylum nematoda. It is responsible for the disease ascariasis in humans, and it is the largest and most common parasitic worm in humans. One sixth of the human population is estimated to be infected by ascaris lumbricoides or another roundworm . Ascariasis is prevalent worldwide & more so in tropical nations. ...Read more
Multifactorial: Coma means unarousable unresponsiveness. It is caused by injury to both cerebral hemispheres or the central brain stem or both. The cause is either traumatic or non traumatic . Non traumatic causes are many - anoxic/ischemic, metabolic, endocrine, infectious, degenerative, etc. It is a clinical term with many disease types as cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Small metal coil: A coronary stent is a small metal coil, slotted tube, or mesh structure that is placed in an artery to keep it open. The stent is mounted on a balloon catheter and delivered to the site of the blockage. When the balloon is inflated, the stent expands and is pressed against the inner wall of the coronary artery. The balloon is removed, and the stent remains in place, keeping the artery open. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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