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Mesh term Ischemic Attack, Transient

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Brain Ischemia

Description

Brief reversible episodes of focal, nonconvulsive ischemic dysfunction of the brain having a duration of less than 24 hours, and usually less than one hour, caused by transient thrombotic or embolic blood vessel occlusion or stenosis. Events may be classified by arterial distribution, temporal pattern, or etiology (e.g., embolic vs. thrombotic). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp814-6)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0