The following Conditions are related to Stroke
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- Moya-moya disease
Moyamoya syndrome is a progressive disorder that affects the blood vessels in the brain (cerebrovascular). It is characterized by the narrowing (stenosis) and/or closing (occlusion) of the carotid artery inside the skull, the major artery that delivers blood to the brain. At the same time, tiny blood vessels at the base of the brain open up in an apparent attempt to supply blood to the brain distal to the blockage. These tiny vessels are the " Read More
- Purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare condition that leads to blood clots to build small blood vessels across the course of the body. Clots like these can result in severe medical issues if they end up blocking blood vessels and restrict the flow of blood to organs like the brain, kidneys and the heart. A protein of ADAMTS13 enzyme in the blood plays a role in blood clotting. An inadequacy in the ADAMTS13 Read More