"Brain Infarction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Tissue NECROSIS in any area of the brain, including the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Brain infarction is the result of a cascade of events initiated by inadequate blood flow through the brain that is followed by HYPOXIA and HYPOGLYCEMIA in brain tissue. Damage may be temporary, permanent, selective or pan-necrosis.
- Brain Infarction
- Brain Infarctions
- Infarction, Brain
- Infarctions, Brain
Anterior Circulation Brain Infarction
- Anterior Circulation Brain Infarction
- Infarction, Brain, Anterior Circulation
- Infarction, Anterior Circulation, Brain
- Anterior Circulation Infarction, Brain
- Brain Infarction, Anterior Circulation
Venous Infarction, Brain
- Venous Infarction, Brain
- Brain Venous Infarction
- Brain Venous Infarctions
- Infarction, Brain Venous
- Infarctions, Brain Venous
- Venous Infarctions, Brain
- Brain Infarction, Venous
- Brain Infarctions, Venous
- Infarction, Venous Brain
- Infarctions, Venous Brain
- Venous Brain Infarction
- Venous Brain Infarctions
Brain Infarction, Posterior Circulation
- Brain Infarction, Posterior Circulation
- Posterior Circulation Infarction, Brain
- Posterior Circulation Brain Infarction
- Infarction, Brain, Posterior Circulation
- Infarction, Posterior Circulation, Brain
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