Transient ischemic attackMini stroke; TIA; Little stroke; Cerebrovascular disease - TIA; Carotid artery - TIA
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops for a brief time. A person will have stroke-like symptoms for up to 24 hours. In most cases, the symptoms last for 1 to 2 hours.
A transient ischemic attack is a warning sign that a true stroke may happen in the future (often near future) if something is not done to prevent it.
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