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Mesh term Brain Ischemia

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Cerebrovascular Disorders


Localized reduction of blood flow to brain tissue due to arterial obstruction or systemic hypoperfusion. This frequently occurs in conjunction with brain hypoxia (HYPOXIA, BRAIN). Prolonged ischemia is associated with BRAIN INFARCTION.

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Brain Infarction
Hypoxia-Ischemia, Brain
Ischemic Attack, Transient
Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

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