Accidente cerebrovascular - Serie

Parte 1

Mucha parte del cerebro es irrigada con sangre por las arterias carótidas internas.

Parte 1

Parte 2

Las arterias carótidas internas se ramifican en la base del cerebro en un área llamada el círculo de Willis.

Parte 2

Parte 3

Un coágulo de sangre (trombo) se puede formar en el cuerpo, desprenderse y viajar al cerebro a través de una arteria carótida y el círculo de Willis.

Parte 3

Parte 4

El coágulo sanguíneo puede obstruir el paso de la sangre a través de una arteria cerebral, privando a los tejidos cercanos de oxígeno y nutrientes. El resultado es un accidente cerebrovascular.

Parte 4

Revision

Last reviewed 5/21/2012 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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