Definition of CVA in English:
Cerebrovascular accident, a stroke.
- Common causes of CVA include thrombosis, embolism or hemorrhage due to an aneurysm.
- Three months ago, Mrs J, 79, had a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that left her unable to move.
- Babinski sign: if present, indicates disorder above the lumbar region such as cord tumor or CVA.
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