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Ischemic Versus Hemorrhagic Stroke

Ischemic Versus Hemorrhagic Stroke

Damage in the brain causing an ischemic stroke and a hemorrhagic stroke.

An ischemic stroke happens when a blood vessel (artery) supplying blood to an area of the brain becomes blocked by a blood clot.

A hemorrhagic stroke happens when an artery in the brain leaks or bursts (ruptures).

Current as of: August 6, 2023

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