watershed infarction

Type: Term Definitions: 1. infarction in a region of the cerebral cortex, the spinal cord, or a peripheral nerve where the distributions of nutrient arteries meet, or overlap; in these areas, tissue perfusion is most compromised when blood flow is decreased.
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watershed infarction

Cortical infarction in an area where the distribution of major cerebral arteries meet or overlap. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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watershed infarction

a cerebral infarction in a watershed area during a time of prolonged systemic hypotension.
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