Possible Causes for Lacunar Infarction in USA

  • Cerebrovascular Accident
    Lacunar Infarction

    infarct (LACI) or posterior circulation infarct (POCI). … symptoms; based on the extent of the symptoms, the stroke episode is classified as total anterior circulation infarct (TACI), partial anterior circulation infarct (PACI), lacunar[1]

  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
    Lacunar Infarction
  • Arteriosclerosis
    Lacunar Infarction

    Arteriosclerosis is defined as the pathological condition in which the walls of arteries thicken, harden and lose their elasticity. There is not a clinical manifestation for arteriosclerosis until plaques begin to seriously reduce blood flow to a main organ. Obviously, the nature of the clinical signs depends on the organ…[2]

  • Diabetes Mellitus
    Lacunar Infarction

    Diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disorder of multiple etiology, characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism due to defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. There are four main types of diabetes mellitus: type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2…[3]

  • Malignant Hypertension
    Lacunar Infarction

    Malignant hypertension (MH) is a type of hypertension which results in the impairment of one or more systems, especially the central nervous system, the cardiovascular system, and the renal system. It is also commonly known as hypertensive emergency. The presentation of MH underlines a condition of elevated blood…[4]

  • Hypertension
    Lacunar Infarction

    Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms. Long term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease,…[5]

  • Urea Cycle Disorder
    Lacunar Infarction

    Urea cycle disorder is a general term referring to a variety of hereditary diseases provoking partial or complete deficiencies of enzymes required for the breakdown of nitrogen compounds and detoxification of ammonia. Hyperammonemia is the clinical hallmark of urea cycle disorders. The hallmark of UCD is…[6]

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Myocardial Infarction

    Multiple myeloma is a neoplastic disorder characterized by clonal proliferation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow. 93% of patients will have more than one pathological fracture and/or bone lesion. 70% of patients will have bone pain. Bleeding can occur because of thrombocytopenia and even more rarely from…[7]

  • Pseudogout
    Myocardial Infarction

    Pseudogout is a common crystal-induced arthropathy caused by calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals. The following are the signs and symptoms of pseudogout: Affected joints are painful. There is fluid buildup in the joints. Affected area is warm to touch. Pseudogout may sometimes present with tophi. Signs and…[8]

  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    Myocardial Infarction

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome refers to the symptom triad of hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and renal insufficiency, with most cases being triggered by bacterial pathogens. A minor share of cases is of unknown etiology and are classified as atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome. Both HUS and aHUS are most frequently…[9]

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  1. Wikipedia: Stroke, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Arteriosclerosis, Symptoma
  3. Diabetes Mellitus, Symptoma
  4. Malignant Hypertension, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Hypertension, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Urea Cycle Disorder, Symptoma
  7. Multiple Myeloma, Symptoma
  8. Pseudogout, Symptoma
  9. Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Symptoma