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Intracranial Thrombosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intracranial Thrombosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.525.425
C14.907.253.566.350
C14.907.355.590.213.350
Unique ID
D020767
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020767
Scope Note
Formation or presence of a blood clot (THROMBUS) in a blood vessel within the SKULL. Intracranial thrombosis can lead to thrombotic occlusions and BRAIN INFARCTION. The majority of the thrombotic occlusions are associated with ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Brain Thrombosis
Brain Thrombus
Cerebral Thrombosis
Cerebral Thrombus
Thrombosis, Brain
Thrombosis, Intracranial
Thrombus, Intracranial
NLM Classification #
WL 355
Previous Indexing
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis (1965-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS see INTRACRANIAL EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS 1991-1999
History Note
2000; for CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS use INTRACRANIAL EMBOLISM AND THROMBOSIS 1991-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/05
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Intracranial Thrombosis Preferred
Cerebral Thrombus Related
Cerebral Thrombosis Narrower
Brain Thrombosis Narrower
Brain Thrombus Related
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