Anterior Cerebral Circulation Infarction Definition


Anterior Cerebral Circulation Infarction: The formation of an area of necrosis in the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres (see CEREBRAL INFARCTION), thalami, basal ganglia, brain stem (BRAIN STEM INFARCTIONS), or cerebellum secondary to an insufficiency of arterial or venous blood flow.

Synonym: brain anterior circulation infarction, anterior circulation brain infarction, venous brain infarction, posterior circulation brain infarction, lacunar infarction, brain, posterior circulation infarction, brain venous infarction, brain infarction.