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Leukoaraiosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Leukoaraiosis
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.522
Unique ID
D049292
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049292
Scope Note
Non-specific white matter changes in the BRAIN, often seen after age 65. Changes include loss of AXONS; MYELIN pallor, GLIOSIS, loss of ependymal cells, and enlarged perivascular spaces. Leukoaraiosis is a risk factor for DEMENTIA and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS.
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2005/07/12
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