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Embolic Stroke MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Embolic Stroke
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.775.400.375
C14.907.253.855.400.375
Unique ID
D000083262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083262
Scope Note
An ischemic stroke due to a blood clot, emboli or other types of blockage which forms somewhere other than the brain and subsequently travels near and restricts blood flow to the brain. Most often the origin of the clot is from the heart and is referred to as cardioembolic stroke.
Entry Term(s)
Cardio-embolic Stroke
Cardioembolic Stroke
Previous Indexing
Embolism (1985-2020)
Stroke (1980-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Embolic Stroke Preferred
Cardioembolic Stroke Narrower
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