Cerebrovascular accident – Also called cerebral vascular accident, apoplexy, or stroke. Blood supply to some part of the brain is slowed or stopped, resulting in injury to brain tissue.
Right Image: Representative high-resolution ultrasound microimaging detected carotid artery disease at stroke onset in stroke-prone rats. A, Ultrasound image of control age-matched non–stroke-prone (CF) female showing no lesions or occlusion in common carotid artery (CCA), external carotid artery (ECA), or internal carotid artery (ICA). B, Ultrasound image of XF stroke-prone Tg25 female at the onset of stroke depicting an occlusive carotid artery lesion (circle) in the ICA.