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Leukoaraiosis

"Leukoaraiosis" 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.

Non-specific white matter changes in the BRAIN, often seen after age 65. Changes include loss of AXONS; MYELIN pallor, GLIOSIS, loss of ependymal cells, and enlarged perivascular spaces. Leukoaraiosis is a risk factor for DEMENTIA and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leukoaraiosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leukoaraiosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 38 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2012 and 2014
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