Stroke Definition Terminology Encyclopedia Online
Whole brain atlas
This acute cerebral infarction can be seen to involve the left pre- central gyrus.
A stroke occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. A stroke is sometimes called a "brain attack."
Stroke warning signs
Learn more stroke signs and symptoms.
Know Stroke. Know the Signs. Act in Time. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults.