Stroke Animation Library

Aneurysm

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An aneurysm is a weakening and localized dilation in the wall of a blood vessel.

 

Atherosclerosis

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Atherosclerosis is the formation of yellowish plaques of cholesterol and other lips along the arterial wall.

 

Blood Clot

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A blood clot is composed of red blood cells, white blood cells, and liquid plasma.

 

Myocardial Infarction

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Heart attack: A blocked coronary artery may cause muscle cells to die from lack of oxygen creating a non-functional area known as an infarct.

 

Stroke

Stroke

Stroke is an interruption in the blood supply to the brain due to a blockage or rupture causes cells to die from lack of oxygen.

 

Thrombus

Thrombus

A thrombus is a blood clot with fibrous strands that forms in a vessel. It may break off and travel through the circulatory system, eventually causing a stoppage of blood flow.