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Cortical Spreading Depression MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cortical Spreading Depression
Tree Number(s)
G11.561.200.500.300
Unique ID
D013181
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013181
Scope Note
The decrease in neuronal activity (related to a decrease in metabolic demand) extending from the site of cortical stimulation. It is believed to be responsible for the decrease in cerebral blood flow that accompanies the aura of MIGRAINE WITH AURA. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 8th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Cortical Depression, Spreading
Spreading Cortical Depression
Spreading Depression of Leao
NLM Classification #
WL 307
Public MeSH Note
2010; see SPREADING CORTICAL DEPRESSION 1967-2009
History Note
2010(1964)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Cortical Spreading Depression Preferred
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