Definition of CVA in English:
Cerebrovascular accident, a stroke.
- 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.