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How long before neurons deprived of oxygen begin to die? Within 5 minutes.
What is the term used for the death of neurons? Necrosis.
When there is a decrease in blood flow due to an occlusion, what is the name of this type of disorder? Ischemia
Where there is a decrease in blood flow related to a rupture in the blood vessel, what is the name of this type of disorder?
What is the main reason for neurological deterioration after a reduction in blood flow?
What are some of the clinical symptoms one might experience (diagnosis) prior to having a stroke.
Arteriosclerosis is fat accumulation on the inside of the blood vessel wall. Exactly what happens, using the appropriate wording to describe this event.
What is a complete obstruction called?
What is a TIA?
Who is at risk for small vessel disease?
What is the name of the arterioles in the internal capsule, pons and cerebellum called? How would one describe this disorder? (this is a type of infarct and can become or described as multiple and the patient can become demented)
What are several origins of for a cerebral emboli?
What is the name of an infection of the heart valve that can lead to atrial fibrillations?
What is the most common cause for intracerebral hemorrhage? (disorderor diagnosis)
If a patient presents with left facial and arm weakness, what would be the likely location of the problem?
If the patient presented with leg weakness, where would be the likely location of the problem?
A patient admitted for headache, lethargy and vomiting, could possibly have what diagnosis? And what would be the prognosis of this diagnosis.
There are two congenital abnormalities of the blood vessels that can predispose to intracranial hemorrhage. They are?
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