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Descriptor English:   Intracranial Arteriosclerosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Arteriosclerosis Intracraneal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Arteriosclerose Intracraniana 
Synonyms English:   Arterioscleroses, Cerebral
Arterioscleroses, Intracranial
Arteriosclerosis, Cerebral
Arteriosclerosis, Intracranial
Atheroscleroses, Cerebral
Atheroscleroses, Intracranial
Atherosclerosis, Cerebral
Atherosclerosis, Intracranial
Cerebral Arterioscleroses
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
Cerebral Atheroscleroses
Cerebral Atherosclerosis
Intracranial Arterioscleroses
Intracranial Atheroscleroses
Intracranial Atherosclerosis  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.300.510.800
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   2000(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   2574 
Unique Identifier:   D002537 

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