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Cerebral Infarction

Introduction: Cerebral Infarction

Description of Cerebral Infarction

Cerebral Infarction: The formation of an area of necrosis in the cerebrum caused by an insufficiency of arterial or venous blood flow. Infarcts of the cerebrum are generally classified by hemisphere (i.e., left vs. right), lobe (e.g., frontal lobe infarction), arterial distribution (e.g., INFARCTION, ANTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY), and etiology (e.g., embolic infarction).
Source: MeSH 2007

Cerebral Infarction: Related Topics

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Terms associated with Cerebral Infarction:

Terms Similar to Cerebral Infarction:

  • Anterior Choroidal Artery Infarction
  • Infarction, Cerebral
  • Posterior Choroidal Artery Infarction
  • Subcortical Infarction

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Cerebral Infarction:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cerebral Infarction

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Cerebral Infarction

The following list attempts to classify Cerebral Infarction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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