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left vertebral occlusion

what is vertebral occlusion? Dose this cause vertigo
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hi there.  An occluded vertebral artery means that there is a blockage I one of the vertebral arteries, which supply oxygen to brain and spinal cord. blockage can be partial or complete. Complications of blockages are varied and depend on the type of blockage. If blockage is due to atherosclerosis then a major complication is plaque rupture and can cause a stroke. It can cause vertigo. You need a neurologist evaluation in detail. Take care.

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