347 Possible Causes for Lacunar Infarction

  • Arteriosclerosis

    It is the underlying mechanism of small vessel ischemic changes and lacunar infarcts in the brain of hypertensive patients and in most renovascular disease.[radiopaedia.org] […] renal impairment, hypertension lower limbs: peripheral vascular disease gut: mesenteric ischaemia or infarction aneurysmal dilatation thoracic or abdominal aortic aneurysm[radiopaedia.org] (from stenosis, occlusion, or distal embolism) heart: acute coronary syndrome (angina, myocardial infarction), cardiac failure, arrhythmia brain: TIA , stroke kidneys: chronic[radiopaedia.org]

  • Stroke

    A lacunar stroke describes the blockage of a single tiny penetrating artery branch in the brain.[medicinenet.com] Small vessel disease (lacunar infarction) occurs when blood flow is blocked to a very small arterial vessel.[uhnj.org] (TACI), partial anterior circulation infarct (PACI), lacunar infarct (LACI) or posterior circulation infarct (POCI).[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Malignant Hypertension

    infarcts, deep white matter ischaemia (due to hyaline arteriosclerosis) chronic renal impairment (due to hyaline arteriolosclerosis) accelerated (malignant) hypertension[radiopaedia.org] […] dysfunction (due to increased afterload) aortic dissection (due to medial degeneration) intracerebral haemorrhage (due to medial degeneration, Charcot-Bouchard aneurysms) lacunar[radiopaedia.org]

  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis

    Late often leads to infarction or bleeding.[healthfrom.com] It is the underlying mechanism of small vessel ischemic changes and lacunar infarcts in the brain of hypertensive patients and in most renovascular disease.[radiopaedia.org] Markers of endothelial dysfunction in lacunar infarction and ischaemic leukoaraiosis. Brain: a journal of neurology. 2003;126(Pt 2):424–32.[journals.plos.org]

  • Hypertension

    Blood-pressure targets in patients with recent lacunar stroke: the SPS3 randomised trial. Lancet . 2013 Aug 10. 382 (9891):507-15. [Medline] . Oparil S, Lewis CE.[emedicine.medscape.com] Practice Essentials Hypertension affects approximately 86 million adults ( 20 years) in the United States; it is a major risk factor for stroke, myocardial infarction, vascular[emedicine.medscape.com] Mode of hospital presentation in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction: implications for strategic management. Am Heart J . 2011 Sep. 162(3):436-43.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Urea Cycle Disorder
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Lacunar Infarction

    Originally released September 1, 1995; last updated November 17, 2017; expires November 17, 2020 This article includes discussion of lacunar infarction, lacunar infarct, and[medlink.com] lacunar infarction see under infarct . Medical dictionary . 2011 .[medicine.academic.ru] See Lacunar state , Multi-infarct dementia . Cf Hemorrhagic stroke .[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Mesenteric Infarction

    Lacunar infarctions are associated with a kind of vascular damage caused by chronic high blood pressure called lipohyalinosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] A myocardial infarction whose symptoms begin within an hour of vigorous physical exercise. lacunar infarction A small stroke deep within the brain (as in the internal capsule[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Synonym: lacunar stroke malignant cerebral artery infarction A massive stroke involving the middle cerebral artery, in which swelling of the brain leads either to herniation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Splenic Infarction

    Lacunar infarctions are associated with a kind of vascular damage caused by chronic high blood pressure called lipohyalinosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] A myocardial infarction whose symptoms begin within an hour of vigorous physical exercise. lacunar infarction A small stroke deep within the brain (as in the internal capsule[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Synonym: lacunar stroke malignant cerebral artery infarction A massive stroke involving the middle cerebral artery, in which swelling of the brain leads either to herniation[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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