Medical Dictionary: Mini-Strokes


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Mini-Strokes: Another name for Transient Ischemic Attack.
Mini-Strokes (condition): A temporary serious mini-stroke lasting only a few minutes.

Mini-Strokes: A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke that it lasts only a few minutes. It occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is briefly interrupted. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Information Page: NINDS

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