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Is left-sided hemiparesis, caused by thromboembolic ischemic stroke, called acute stroke or tia?

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Dr. Lance Becker
Radiology

In brief: Symptoms resolve wit

Symptoms resolve with tia.
A persistent hemiparesis could be from a stroke.

In brief: Symptoms resolve wit

Symptoms resolve with tia.
A persistent hemiparesis could be from a stroke.
Dr. Lance Becker
Dr. Lance Becker
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Dr. Maureen Mays
Clinical Lipidology

In brief: Stroke

That is a cerebrovascular accident - also known as stroke.
With a TIA the effects are not permanent - they resolve. With a stroke, at least some of the problems last and do not recover (go away).

In brief: Stroke

That is a cerebrovascular accident - also known as stroke.
With a TIA the effects are not permanent - they resolve. With a stroke, at least some of the problems last and do not recover (go away).
Dr. Maureen Mays
Dr. Maureen Mays
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