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Ischemic Stroke

Illustration of an ischemic stroke, which occurs when a brain blood vessel gets blocked. The gray area represents brain tissue that is not receiving nutrients as a result of the stroke.

 

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Credit: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

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Taken on March 23, 2010