infarct

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Synonyms for infarct

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

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1 Occlusion of this artery results in a distinctive pattern of bilateral thalamic infarcts with or without midbrain infarction.
We describe an 81-year-old female patient with cortical infarct presenting with sudden onset isolated foot drop, which to the best of our knowledge, was the third case in English literature.
When neuroradiologists began to look at brain infarcts several decades ago, they used then state-of-the-art 1.
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is an inherited cerebral small and medium vessel disease caused by mutations in NOTCH3 , which encodes Notch3 receptor expressed in vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC).
Clinical tradition holds that infarcts involving approximately 1/3 of the MCA territory (~100 mL) or greater have high likelihood of poor outcomes.
Infarcts in this region of the brain have not been linked to development of psychotic symptoms unlike the frontal region.
This article will cover the various imaging presentations of venous infarcts, diagnostic pitfalls and current treatment recommendations.
However, if lacunar infarcts occur repeatedly or frequently, they may lead to cognitive impairment or dementia [1,2].
Purpose in life and cerebral infarcts in community-dwelling older people.
Gross placental infarcts were found in all cases having low maternal hemoglobin concentration (60% cases).
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a hereditary vascular disorder, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait, clinically characterized by a number of following symptoms: migraine with aura, mood disorder, vascular dementia, ischemic stroke and premature death [1-4].
compared 68 ischemic stroke patients to 51 controls and found that the serum S100B levels of the patients were higher than that of the controls due to the size of infarction in TACI and lower in lacunar infarcts.
In the Cardiovascular Health Study in the USA, 3,660 people aged 65 and older underwent brain scans to detect so called silent brain infarcts, or small lesions in the brain that can cause loss of thinking skills, dementia and stroke.
Objective: To determine the frequency of placental infarcts and its effect on fetal outcome in hypertensive primigravida mothers.
It is possible that many cases of splenic infarcts in malaria are missed because ultrasound and CT of the abdomen are not routinely done in patients of malaria.