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Descriptor English:   Brain Infarction 
Descriptor Spanish:   Infarto Encefálico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Infarto Encefálico 
Synonyms English:   Anterior Cerebral Circulation Infarction
Anterior Circulation Brain Infarction
Anterior Circulation Infarction, Brain
Brain Infarct
Brain Infarction, Anterior Circulation
Brain Infarction, Posterior Circulation
Brain Infarction, Venous
Brain Infarctions
Brain Infarctions, Venous
Brain Infarcts
Brain Venous Infarction
Brain Venous Infarctions
Infarct, Brain
Infarction, Anterior Cerebral Circulation
Infarction, Anterior Circulation, Brain
Infarction, Brain
Infarction, Brain Venous
Infarction, Brain, Anterior Circulation
Infarction, Brain, Posterior Circulation
Infarction, Posterior Circulation, Brain
Infarction, Venous Brain
Infarctions, Brain
Infarctions, Brain Venous
Infarctions, Venous Brain
Infarcts, Brain
Posterior Circulation Brain Infarction
Posterior Circulation Infarction, Brain
Venous Brain Infarction
Venous Brain Infarctions
Venous Infarction, Brain
Venous Infarctions, Brain  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.300.150.477
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics
See Related English:   Infarction
History Note English:   2000 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   34248 
Unique Identifier:   D020520 

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