Stroke

Taxonomy

Code

D020521

Scope note(s)

  • A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)

Source note(s)

  • Medical Subject Headings

Display note(s)

Hierarchical terms

Stroke

Equivalent terms

Stroke

  • UF Apoplexy
  • UF CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident)
  • UF Cerebral Stroke
  • UF Cerebrovascular Accident
  • UF Cerebrovascular Accident, Acute
  • UF Cerebrovascular Apoplexy
  • UF Cerebrovascular Stroke
  • UF Stroke, Acute
  • UF Vascular Accident, Brain

Associated terms

Stroke

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