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Most common cause of cerebrovascular accident is : (AIIMS

Nov 2010)



A Embolism
B Arterial thrombosis

C Venous thrombosis
D Haemorrhage

Ans. A

Embolism

Pathophysiology

1). Cerebral infarction (85%)

a. Thrombotic (25%) i. Lacunar Lipohyalinosis ii. Large vessel Atherosclerosis

b. Embolic (75%) (FAQ)

i. Cardioembolic Cardiac lesions ii. Artery – artery Atherosclerosis

Extra Edge: Embolism is the most common of CVA

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