Definitions for vasospasm, intracranial
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vasospasm, intracranial
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Constriction of arteries in the SKULL due to sudden, sharp, and often persistent smooth muscle contraction in blood vessels. Intracranial vasospasm results in reduced vessel lumen caliber, restricted blood flow to the brain, and BRAIN ISCHEMIA that may lead to hypoxic-ischemic brain injury (HYPOXIA-ISCHEMIA, BRAIN).
Find a translation for the vasospasm, intracranial definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these vasospasm, intracranial definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"vasospasm, intracranial." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/vasospasm, intracranial>.