superacute


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su·per·a·cute

(sū'pĕr-ă-kyūt'),
Extremely acute; marked by extreme severity of symptoms and rapid progress, as of the course of a disease.
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su·per·a·cute

(sū'pĕr-ă-kyūt')
Extremely acute; marked by extreme severity of symptoms and rapid progress, as of the course of a disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

su·per·a·cute

(sū'pĕr-ă-kyūt')
Denotes extreme severity of symptoms and rapid progress.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Stroke progression is divided into 4 stages: superacute (up to 24 hours), acute (24 hours to 7 days), subacute (8 to 21 days) and chronic (21 days or more).
13) Contrast generally is not used in CT of superacute or acute stroke because it may mask the presence of a hemorrhage or be mistaken for a hemorrhage and thereby obscure the diagnosis.
CT for superacute or acute stroke generally is performed without contrast media because: a.