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TIA


A transient ischaemic attack is a temporary paralysis, numbness, speech difficulty or other neurologic symptoms that start suddenly and recovers within 24 hours (typically resolve over several hours).

See: neurologic symptoms, stroke.

Acronym: TIA

(26 Mar 1998)


Terms mentioned in text: transient, ischaemic, attack, temporary, paralysis, numbness, speech, difficulty, neurologic symptoms, start, recovers, within, hours, resolve, neurologic symptoms, stroke
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