Lacunar stroke happens when blood flow to one of the small arterial vessels deep within the brain becomes blocked. Learn about symptoms, treatments, and more.

Lacunar Stroke

Lacunar stroke happens when blood flow to one of the small arterial vessels deep within the brain becomes blocked. Learn about symptoms, treatments, and more.

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Lacunar Stroke

Strokes can damage brain tissue in the outer part of the brain (the cortex) or deeper structures in the brain underneath the cortex. A stroke in a deep area…

Cognitive dysfunction is common in lacunar stroke patients

Lacunar Infarct Key study points: Lacunar strokes are a common occurrence in patients with vascular risk factors and can lead to a wide

New study finds link between periodontal disease and lacunar stroke

New study finds link between periodontal disease and lacunar stroke

Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke    Aspirin combined with a drug called clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for preventing stroke in people with a history of lacunar strokes, according to a new study. The combination also carries a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.

Comparing Treatments for Lacunar Stroke Aspirin combined with a drug called clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for preventing stroke in people with a history of lacunar strokes, according to

lacunar stroke (infarct)  screen_shot_2012-07-25_at_92445_am1343172299649.png (508×400)

lacunar infarcts = small in basal ganglia, thalamus, pons ; lenticulostriate arteries, d/t HTN

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