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Cortical Spreading Depression

"Cortical Spreading Depression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The decrease in neuronal activity (related to a decrease in metabolic demand) extending from the site of cortical stimulation. It is believed to be responsible for the decrease in cerebral blood flow that accompanies the aura of MIGRAINE WITH AURA. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 8th ed.)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cortical Spreading Depression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cortical Spreading Depression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 139 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2020
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