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Andrea L.C. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., Martinson Arnan, M.D., Rebecca Gottesman, M.D., Ph.D.
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  • Results from any disruption of blood flow to the brain prolonged enough to cause cell death and manifesting as focal neurological symptoms.
  • Hemorrhagic strokes are caused by blood leaking from blood vessels into brain tissue.
  • Ischemic strokes are caused by an occlusion of a blood vessel.
  • Ischemic strokes further subcategorized by mechanism or etiology of the stroke. Subcategories include: large vessel atherosclerosis, cardio-embolic disease, and small-vessel disease.
  • Other causes of strokes include hypercoagulability, dissection, sickle cell disease, as well as some undetermined causes [30] .

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Last updated: October 6, 2015


Schneider, Andrea L.C. , et al. "Stroke." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2015. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547139/all/Stroke.
Schneider A, Arnan M, Gottesman R. Stroke. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2015. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547139/all/Stroke. Accessed August 21, 2019.
Schneider, A., Arnan, M., & Gottesman, R. (2015). Stroke. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547139/all/Stroke
Schneider A, Arnan M, Gottesman R. Stroke [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2015. [cited 2019 August 21]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547139/all/Stroke.
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