What Is Cerebral Thrombosis?

Q:
What is cerebral thrombosis?

A:
Cerebral thrombosis is the formation within a cerebral artery of a blood clot preventing the circulation of blood in the blocked area of brain tissue. Cerebral thrombosis usually refers to thrombus formation within cerebral arteries. The symptoms of cerebral thrombosis are also the symptoms of stroke, including:

  • Weakness or paralysis on one side of the body or face
  • Speech difficulty
  • Have difficulty swallowing
  • Loss of muscle coordination
  • Loss of balance
  • Severe headache
  • Sudden loss of vision
  • Confusion

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