Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency D014715

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Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Cerebrovascular Disorders » Brain Ischemia » Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

Description

Localized or diffuse reduction in blood flow through the vertebrobasilar arterial system, which supplies the BRAIN STEM; CEREBELLUM; OCCIPITAL LOBE; medial TEMPORAL LOBE; and THALAMUS. Characteristic clinical features include SYNCOPE; lightheadedness; visual disturbances; and VERTIGO. BRAIN STEM INFARCTIONS or other BRAIN INFARCTION may be associated.   MeSH

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