Stroke-Like Symptoms

What is a stroke?

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients

What are stroke-like symptoms?

Symptoms of strokes often include a sudden and severe headache, numbness or weakness in the face, leg, or arm on one or both sides, full or partial paralysis of the face, leg, or arm on one or both sides, blurred or diminished vision in one or both eyes, trouble swallowing, difficulty speaking or understanding speech, and general confusion.

Treatment for stroke-like symptom:

  • Emergency IV medication
  • Emergency endovascular procedures
    • Medications delivered directly to the brain
    • Removing the clot with a stent retriever
  • Surgical clipping
  • Coiling
  • Surgical AVM removal
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350119

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/symptoms-causes/syc-20350113

 

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