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Stroke - series—Part 3

Part 3

Overview

A blood clot (thrombus) may form in the body, break-off, and travel to the brain through a carotid artery and the circle of Willis.

Update Date 6/1/2015

Updated by: Daniel Kantor, MD, Kantor Neurology, Coconut Creek, FL and Immediate Past President of the Florida Society of Neurology (FSN). Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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