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Cerebral Artery Dissection and Stroke
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This 3D medical animation shows the inner lining of the middle cerebral artery dissecting (tearing), leading to the formation of a blood clot and a blocked artery. The clot, called a thrombus, blocks blood flow to the brain causing an ischemic (lack of blood supply) stroke.

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Last Updated: Jun 14th, 2012

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