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It is called a cerebral artery occlusion. Symptoms may include weakness, numbness/tingling, difficulty speaking or walking, and many others, depending on the area the artery supplies blood to. If the symptoms last only a short amount of time (a few minutes up to 24 hours) and there is no residual symptoms, it is called a Transient ischemic attack (TIA). If the symptoms are longer lasting and there are residual symptoms, it is called a stroke.

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Its called an aneurysm.


It is rather a cerebral thrombosis or cerebral stroke. Aneurysm is a delated vessel, more precisely, a part of the blood vessel, where the wall is weaker, delates, or "bulges". That could happen in the brain as well (cerebral aneurysm). It the delated part of the vessel (the aneurysm) ruptures, that will cause a cerebral stroke.

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Unconsciousness followed by death if the blockage lasts long enough.

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