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CVA Line breaks: CVA
Pronunciation: /ˌsiːviːˈeɪ/

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Definition of CVA in English:


Cerebrovascular accident, a stroke.
Example sentences
  • A 64-year-old lady came in with a right CVA, left sided weakness, increased blood pressure and a gastric ulcer.
  • The other patient, a 74-year-old man with a history of diabetes and CVA, took metoclopramide for gastrointestinal discomfort.
  • Babinski sign: if present, indicates disorder above the lumbar region such as cord tumor or CVA.

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