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Intracranial Embolism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intracranial Embolism
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.525.400
C14.907.253.566.300
C14.907.355.590.213.300
Unique ID
D020766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020766
Scope Note
Blocking of a blood vessel in the SKULL by an EMBOLUS which can be a blood clot (THROMBUS) or other undissolved material in the blood stream. Most emboli are of cardiac origin and are associated with HEART DISEASES. Other non-cardiac sources of emboli are usually associated with VASCULAR DISEASES.
Entry Term(s)
Brain Emboli
Brain Embolism
Cerebral Emboli
Cerebral Embolism
Embolism, Brain
Embolism, Intracranial
NLM Classification #
WL 355
Previous Indexing
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis (1965-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for CEREBRAL EMBOLISM see CEREBRAL EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS 1991-1999
History Note
2000; for CEREBRAL EMBOLISM use INTRACRANIAL EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS 1991-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Intracranial Embolism Preferred
Brain Embolism Narrower
Cerebral Embolism Narrower
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