"Stroke" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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)
- Cerebrovascular Accident
- Cerebrovascular Accidents
- CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident)
- CVAs (Cerebrovascular Accident)
- Cerebrovascular Apoplexy
- Apoplexy, Cerebrovascular
- Vascular Accident, Brain
- Brain Vascular Accident
- Brain Vascular Accidents
- Vascular Accidents, Brain
- Cerebrovascular Stroke
- Cerebrovascular Strokes
- Stroke, Cerebrovascular
- Strokes, Cerebrovascular
- Cerebral Stroke
- Cerebral Strokes
- Stroke, Cerebral
- Strokes, Cerebral
- Stroke, Acute
- Acute Stroke
- Acute Strokes
- Strokes, Acute
- Cerebrovascular Accident, Acute
- Acute Cerebrovascular Accident
- Acute Cerebrovascular Accidents
- Cerebrovascular Accidents, Acute
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