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Is a transient ischemic attack considered the same thing as an acute stroke?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Not quiet

Tia is otherwise called a mini stroke.
As the name says the symptoms are akin to a stroke but they are temporary. The symptoms by definition should resolve completely in 24 hours. If any of the symptoms persist then you can call it a stroke.

In brief: Not quiet

Tia is otherwise called a mini stroke.
As the name says the symptoms are akin to a stroke but they are temporary. The symptoms by definition should resolve completely in 24 hours. If any of the symptoms persist then you can call it a stroke.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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