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A stroke is an acute, serious medical condition, which is characterized by a sudden disruption of blood flow to the brains. It is a major cause of death and also a major cause of disability.
Stroke is a collective name for the following diseases:
- Cerebral hemorrhage: a bleeding in the brains, caused by a ruptured blood vessel.
- Cerebral infarction: a blockage of a blood vessel in the brains.
- Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA): a temporary disruption of the brain function, due to a disturbed blood flow.
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)