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Mesh term Cortical Spreading Depression

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Evoked Potentials

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The decrease in neuronal activity (related to a decrease in metabolic demand) extending from the site of cortical stimulation. It is believed to be responsible for the decrease in cerebral blood flow that accompanies the aura of MIGRAINE WITH AURA. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 8th ed.)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-480 9a4deaf152b0b06dd18151814fff2e18f6c05280