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Cerebrovascular disorders

Introduction: Cerebrovascular disorders

Description of Cerebrovascular disorders

Cerebrovascular disorders (medical condition): Conditions that affect the blood vessels in the brain. Cerebral refers to the brain and vascular refers to vessels. Strokes can ...more

Cerebrovascular disorders: See also:

Cerebrovascular Conditions:
  »Introduction: Cerebrovascular Conditions
  »Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Conditions
  »Treatments for Cerebrovascular Conditions

Cerebrovascular disorders: A broad category of disorders characterized by impairment of blood flow in the arteries and veins which supply the brain. These include CEREBRAL INFARCTION; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; HYPOXIA, BRAIN; INTRACRANIAL EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS; INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; and VASCULITIS, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. In common usage, the term cerebrovascular disorders is not limited to conditions that affect the cerebrum, but refers to vascular disorders of the entire brain including the DIENCEPHALON; BRAIN STEM; and CEREBELLUM.
Source: MeSH 2007

Cerebrovascular disorders: Related Topics

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Cerebrovascular disorders as a Disease

Cerebrovascular disorders: Another name for Cerebrovascular Conditions (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Cerebrovascular Conditions
  »Symptoms of Cerebrovascular Conditions
  »Treatments for Cerebrovascular Conditions

Cerebrovascular disorders: Related Diseases

Cerebrovascular disorders: Cerebrovascular disorders is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Cerebrovascular disorders (Cerebrovascular Conditions)

Some of the symptoms of Cerebrovascular disorders incude:

Treatments for Cerebrovascular disorders (Cerebrovascular Conditions)

Treatments for Cerebrovascular disorders (Cerebrovascular Conditions) include:

  • Treatment choices can vary depending on the underlying cause
  • Medications to reduce risk of stroke: Ticlopidine, Clopidogrel, Sulfinpyrazone, Aspirin
  • Surgery - involves removing plaques from carotid artery in order to restore full blood flow.
  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Preventative measures may include:

Treatment of Cerebrovascular disorders: For more treatment information about Cerebrovascular disorders, see treatment of Cerebrovascular Conditions (Cerebrovascular disorders)

Cerebrovascular disorders as a Symptom

Cerebrovascular disorders (symptom): diseases affecting the vascular system of the brain...more »

Cerebrovascular disorders (symptom): See Cerebrovascular disorders (symptom information).

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Cerebrovascular disorders: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Cerebrovascular disorders:

Terms associated with Cerebrovascular disorders:

Terms Similar to Cerebrovascular disorders:

  • Brain Vascular Disorders
  • Intracranial Vascular Disorders
  • Vascular Diseases, Intracranial

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Cerebrovascular disorders:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Cerebrovascular disorders

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Cerebrovascular disorders

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

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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