What Happens During a Stroke

  • Published15 Jun 2017
  • Reviewed15 Jun 2017
  • Author Michael W. Richardson
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

A burst blood vessel or blood clot in the brain can cause sudden paralysis, loss of language, and death in many cases. Click on the numbered targets in the image below to learn about what happens during a stroke, and use the blue buttons to read more BrainFacts.org articles about stroke.

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