Terminology Dissection: A disruption or tearing of the inner layer of an artery. Embolus (singular) or emboli (plural): An arterial dissection may form a clot that is capable of lodging free and traveling down the source artery. Stroke: When a traveling embolus plugs and disrupts arterial blood flow, it is known as a stroke. Strokes […]
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