The second most common cause of CVA.
Most commonly affecting
Most frequently caused by
rheumatic heart disease and myocardial infarction.
Symptoms occur at any time and progress rapidly.Ischemic Stroke
Results from cerebrovascular obstruction by thrombosis or emboli
Embrolic strokeTransient Ischemic Attack
Refers to cerebral ischemia with temporary episodes of neurologic disfunction.
weakness of the lower portion of the face,fingers, hands, arms, legs and corner of the mouth, transient dysphagia, and sensoryimpairment.Stroke in evolution refers to development of a neurologic deficits.
Due to ischemia of the left hemisphere
Visual disturbances due to involvement of the
posterior cerebral artery.
Most frequent cause of CVA
Cause by occlusion of large cerebral vessel by a thrombus
Occur in older people who are resting or asleep.
Characterized by gradual deterioration of the client’s condition.
This may also occur among clients with
diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
Affecting the smaller arteriesStroke in Evolution
Refers to development of a neurologic deficit