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Definitions of CAROTID THROMBOSIS
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Blood clot formation in the common, internal, or external carotid artery which may produce stenosis or occlusion of the vessel, leading to ischemia or infarction of tissue supplied by these arteries. Thrombosis of the common and internal carotid arteries may result in ISCHEMIC ATTACKS, TRANSIENT; CEREBRAL INFARCTION; or AMAUROSIS FUGAX.
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- Any point circumscribed area, irritation of which will give rise to functional action or disturbance elsewhere.