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Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.150.477.200.475
C10.228.140.300.510.200.418
C10.228.140.300.775.200.200.475
C14.907.253.092.477.200.475
C14.907.253.560.200.418
C14.907.253.855.200.200.475
C23.550.513.355.250.200.475
C23.550.717.489.250.200.475
Unique ID
D020762
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020762
Scope Note
NECROSIS induced by ISCHEMIA in the POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY distribution system which supplies portions of the BRAIN STEM; the THALAMUS; TEMPORAL LOBE, and OCCIPITAL LOBE. Depending on the size and location of infarction, clinical features include OLFACTION DISORDERS and visual problems (AGNOSIA; ALEXIA; HEMIANOPSIA).
Entry Version
INFARCT PCA
Entry Term(s)
Embolic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery
PCA Infarct
PCA Infarction
Posterior Cerebral Artery Embolic Infarction
Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction
Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke
Posterior Cerebral Artery Syndrome
Posterior Cerebral Artery Thrombotic Infarction
Stroke, Posterior Cerebral Artery
Thrombotic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Arterial Diseases (1966-1999)
See Also
Infarction
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery Preferred
Posterior Cerebral Artery Syndrome Related
Thrombotic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery Narrower
Embolic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery Narrower
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