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embolic stroke

a stroke caused by a blood clot, cholesterol, fibrin, or other material breaking away from the wall of an artery or the heart and traveling up the arterial tree to lodge suddenly in a smaller cerebral artery (see cerebral embolism). Embolic strokes account for approximately 30% of all strokes and are abrupt in onset.

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