Intracranial Arteriosclerosis

MeSH code information
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  • Concept
    Scope note:Vascular diseases characterized by thickening and hardening of the walls of ARTERIES inside the SKULL. There are three subtypes: (1) atherosclerosis with fatty deposits in the ARTERIAL INTIMA; (2) Monckeberg's sclerosis with calcium deposits in the media and (3) arteriolosclerosis involving the small caliber arteries. Clinical signs include HEADACHE; CONFUSION; transient blindness (AMAUROSIS FUGAX); speech impairment; and HEMIPARESIS.
  • Tree numbers
    • C10.228.140.300.510.800
    • C14.907.137.126.372
    • C14.907.253.560.350
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