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Can stroke be caused by a severe laceration?

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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Rarely

If there are extreme emotional responses that may have raised blood pressure or severe blood loss causing extreme pressure drop.
I have never seen this.

In brief: Rarely

If there are extreme emotional responses that may have raised blood pressure or severe blood loss causing extreme pressure drop.
I have never seen this.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. Joseph Mele
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Stroke from Lac

A laceration can cause a stroke if it significantly reduces the flow of blood to the brain.
This can be direct (injuring the artery going to the brain, or knocking off a plaque inside the artery) or indirect (causing massive blood loss and severely low blood pressure). Low blood pressure by itself can cause a stroke.

In brief: Stroke from Lac

A laceration can cause a stroke if it significantly reduces the flow of blood to the brain.
This can be direct (injuring the artery going to the brain, or knocking off a plaque inside the artery) or indirect (causing massive blood loss and severely low blood pressure). Low blood pressure by itself can cause a stroke.
Dr. Joseph Mele
Dr. Joseph Mele
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