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Stroke MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Stroke
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.775
C14.907.253.855
Unique ID
D020521
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020521
Annotation
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)
Entry Term(s)
Apoplexy
CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Cerebral Stroke
Cerebrovascular Accident
Cerebrovascular Accident, Acute
Cerebrovascular Apoplexy
Cerebrovascular Stroke
Stroke, Acute
Vascular Accident, Brain
NLM Classification #
WL 356
Previous Indexing
Cerebrovascular Disorders (1964-1999)
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis (1965-1999)
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis (1965-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 2000-2007; see CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS 1963-1999; for APOPLEXY see CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS 1963-1999
History Note
2008 (2000); use CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES 1963-1999; for APOPLEXY use CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS 1963-1999
Entry Combination
rehabilitation:Stroke Rehabilitation
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2016/06/13
Stroke Preferred
Stroke, Acute Narrower
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