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Preferred term

Stroke  

Type

  • Topical Descriptor

Entry terms

  • Apoplexy
  • Apoplexy, Cerebrovascular
  • Brain Vascular Accident
  • Brain Vascular Accidents
  • Cerebral Stroke
  • Cerebral Strokes
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Cerebrovascular Accidents
  • Cerebrovascular Apoplexy
  • Cerebrovascular Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular Strokes
  • CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident)
  • CVAs (Cerebrovascular Accident)
  • Stroke, Cerebral
  • Stroke, Cerebrovascular
  • Strokes, Cerebral
  • Strokes, Cerebrovascular
  • Vascular Accident, Brain
  • Vascular Accidents, Brain

Note

  • note entry term APOPLEXY: PITUITARY APOPLEXY is also available

Scope note

  • 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)

History note

  • 2008 (2000); use CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES 1963-1999; for APOPLEXY use CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS 1963-1999

In other languages

  • Finnish

  • aivoverisuonitapahtuma
  • aivoveritulppa
  • apopleksia
  • cerebral vascular accident
  • CVA
  • serebrovaskulaarinen apopleksia
  • serebrovaskulaarinen tapaturma
  • Swedish

URI

http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D020521

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