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what is ischemic gliosis?

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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Ischemic gliosis: The scar tissue that forms in the brain and spinal cord after damage from lack of oxygen or blood flow to a specific area (stroke) or diffusely (heart attack with no blood to the brain).
Answered on Mar 17, 2020
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Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Ischemic gliosis: A very general term used to describe an area in the brain that for whatever reason did not received adequate blood supply, the brain tissue dies and becomes "gliosis" or scar tissue.
Answered on Jul 1, 2018
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