Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)

– Impairment of one or more vessels in the cerebral circulation, caused by thrombosis, embolus, stenosis, or hemorrhage, which interrupts the blood supply and results in ischemia of brain tissues.
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Cerebral Palsy

– A broad classification encompassing nonprogressive motor disorders caused by prenatal, perinatal, or postnatal central nervous system damage and characterized by impaired voluntary movement and possibly perceptual, intellectual, and language deficits and convulsive seizures. The four major categories of cerebral palsy (CP) are spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic, and mixed CP.
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Cerebral Aneurysm

– A localized dilation of the wall of a cerebral artery. Most ruptured aneurysms (95%) are classified as saccular (berry) aneurysms. Other categories include fusiform and mycotic aneurysms.
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