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  • clot
  • Major dissections can block a branch of the artery once they clot, cutting off the blood supply to parts of the brainstem or cerebellum. (wisegeek.com)
  • He was originally scheduled for surgery Sun morning until it was discovered that in the artery that ruptured there is a clot. (rutgers.edu)
  • Another contradiction: Ortho says the clot is not 100% occluding the artery and that that small amount of blood flow is what is keeping him alive. (rutgers.edu)
  • They put him on aspirin therapy in order to reduce the clot size, in a managed and controlled manner (as opposed to using blood thinners or clot busters) Neuro on the other hand, says the clot 100% occludes the artery, AND that the goal is not to dissolve or reduce the clot. (rutgers.edu)
  • As the blood collects in the area of the dissection, it forms a clot that limits blood flow through the artery. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • hematoma
  • Dissected artery heals within a short period of time, the hematoma usually resolves within 6 months, and the outcome is mostly good. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • diabetes mellitus
  • The patient had no risk factors for an atherosclerotic vascular disease, e.g., hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, dyslipidemia or smoking. (jcda.ca)