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Descriptor English: Infarction
Descriptor Spanish: Infarto
Descriptor Portuguese: Infarto
Descriptor French: Infarctus
Entry term(s): Infarct
Infarctions
Infarcts
Tree number(s): C23.550.513.355
C23.550.717.489
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007238
Scope note: Formation of an infarct, which is NECROSIS in tissue due to local ISCHEMIA resulting from obstruction of BLOOD CIRCULATION, most commonly by a THROMBUS or EMBOLUS.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with organ /blood supply (IM): Manual 23.14.2
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Version: INFARCT
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Cerebral Infarction MeSH
Infarction, Anterior Cerebral Artery MeSH
Infarction, Middle Cerebral Artery MeSH
Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery MeSH
Myocardial Infarction MeSH
Pulmonary Embolism MeSH
Splenic Infarction MeSH
DeCS ID: 7398
Unique ID: D007238
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/02
Infarction - Preferred
Concept UI M0011293
Scope note Formation of an infarct, which is NECROSIS in tissue due to local ISCHEMIA resulting from obstruction of BLOOD CIRCULATION, most commonly by a THROMBUS or EMBOLUS.
Preferred term Infarction
Entry term(s) Infarct
Infarctions
Infarcts



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