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An ischemic stroke happens when a blood
vessel (artery) supplying blood to an area of the brain becomes blocked by a
blood clot. About 80 out of 100 strokes are ischemic strokes.
hemorrhagic stroke happens when an artery in the brain leaks or bursts
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKarin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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