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Intracranial Arteriosclerosis

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.

Year introduced: 2000(1963)

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Tree Number(s): C10.228.140.300.510.800, C14.907.137.126.372, C14.907.253.560.350

MeSH Unique ID: D002537

Entry Terms:

  • Arterioscleroses, Intracranial
  • Arteriosclerosis, Intracranial
  • Intracranial Arterioscleroses
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Atheroscleroses, Intracranial
  • Atherosclerosis, Intracranial
  • Intracranial Atheroscleroses
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
  • Arterioscleroses, Cerebral
  • Arteriosclerosis, Cerebral
  • Cerebral Arterioscleroses
  • Cerebral Atherosclerosis
  • Atheroscleroses, Cerebral
  • Atherosclerosis, Cerebral
  • Cerebral Atheroscleroses

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