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Dementia, Vascular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dementia, Vascular
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.400
C10.228.140.300.510.800.500
C10.228.140.380.230
C10.228.140.695.500
C14.907.137.126.372.500
C14.907.253.560.350.500
F03.615.400.350
Unique ID
D015140
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015140
Scope Note
An imprecise term referring to dementia associated with CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS, including CEREBRAL INFARCTION (single or multiple), and conditions associated with chronic BRAIN ISCHEMIA. Diffuse, cortical, and subcortical subtypes have been described. (From Gerontol Geriatr 1998 Feb;31(1):36-44)
Entry Term(s)
Acute Onset Vascular Dementia
Arteriosclerotic Dementia
Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy, Subcortical
Binswanger Disease
Binswanger Encephalopathy
Binswanger's Disease
Chronic Progressive Subcortical Encephalopathy
Encephalopathy, Binswanger
Encephalopathy, Binswanger's
Encephalopathy, Chronic Progressive Subcortical
Encephalopathy, Subcortical Arteriosclerotic
Encephalopathy, Subcortical, Chronic Progressive
Leukoencephalopathy, Subcortical
Subcortical Arteriosclerotic Encephalopathy
Subcortical Encephalopathy, Chronic Progressive
Subcortical Leukoencephalopathy
Subcortical Vascular Dementia
Vascular Dementia
Vascular Dementia, Acute Onset
NLM Classification #
WM 220
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis (1966-1988)
Cerebrovascular Disorders (1966-1988)
Dementia (1981-1988)
Public MeSH Note
1989
History Note
1989
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/03/18
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Dementia, Vascular Preferred
Vascular Dementia, Acute Onset Narrower
Subcortical Vascular Dementia Narrower
Arteriosclerotic Dementia Narrower
Binswanger Disease Related
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