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Descriptor English:   Stroke 
Descriptor Spanish:   Accidente Cerebrovascular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Acidente Vascular Cerebral 
Synonyms English:   Acute Cerebrovascular Accident
Acute Cerebrovascular Accidents
Acute Stroke
Acute Strokes
Apoplexy, Cerebrovascular
Brain Vascular Accident
Brain Vascular Accidents
CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident)
CVAs (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Cerebral Stroke
Cerebral Strokes
Cerebrovascular Accident
Cerebrovascular Accident, Acute
Cerebrovascular Accidents
Cerebrovascular Accidents, Acute
Cerebrovascular Apoplexy
Cerebrovascular Stroke
Cerebrovascular Strokes
Stroke, Acute
Stroke, Cerebral
Stroke, Cerebrovascular
Strokes, Acute
Strokes, Cerebral
Strokes, Cerebrovascular
Vascular Accident, Brain
Vascular Accidents, Brain  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.300.775
Definition English:   A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810) 
Indexing Annotation English:   note entry term APOPLEXY: PITUITARY APOPLEXY is also available
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Stroke/rehabilitation use Stroke Rehabilitation
History Note English:   2008 (2000); use CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES 1963-1999; for APOPLEXY use CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS 1963-1999 
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 SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   34247 
Unique Identifier:   D020521 

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