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Mesh term Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

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Brain Ischemia

Description

Localized or diffuse reduction in blood flow through the vertebrobasilar arterial system, which supplies the BRAIN STEM; CEREBELLUM; OCCIPITAL LOBE; medial TEMPORAL LOBE; and THALAMUS. Characteristic clinical features include SYNCOPE; lightheadedness; visual disturbances; and VERTIGO. BRAIN STEM INFARCTIONS or other BRAIN INFARCTION may be associated.


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Subclavian Steal Syndrome


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0