cerebrovascular accident, signs and symptoms of

cerebrovascular accident, signs and symptoms of,

n a complete paralysis on one side of the body or various parts (e.g., face, arm, or leg), a diminished capacity to see, speak, swallow, or control saliva, an increase or decrease in sensitivity to touch and pain, and an alteration in mental processes and personality; depends on the degree of involvement and the area of the brain damage.