cerebral edema

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cerebral edema

Swelling of the brain often resulting from head injury.
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Noun1.cerebral edema - swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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Acute mountain sickness, high-altitude cerebral oedema and high-altitude pulmonary oedema
1 Four main clinical manifestations of high altitude illnesses are acute mountain sickness (AMS), high-altitude retinopathy (HAR), high-altitude cerebral oedema (HACE) and high-altitude pulmonary oedema (HAPE).
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted CIRARA Orphan Drug Designation for severe cerebral oedema in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
The subsequent computer tomography brain scan showed cerebral oedema.
Forensic pathologists said a description in a post-mortem examination report of swelling to his brain - which could be due to a condition called cerebral oedema - raised the possibility of prolonged survival.
If not acclimatised, pilgrims could suffer from highaltitude cerebral oedema, highaltitude pulmonary oedema and other high- altitude sicknesses.
Keywords: Autopsy study Cerebral oedema High altitude pulmonary oedema.
Sadly, it's a very clear situation and I shall therefore record that Jemma Brownlee has died from cerebral oedema due to ethanol toxicity.
The UK case-control study of cerebral oedema complicating diabetic ketoacidosis in children.
The forensic pathologist told Shawky that the cause of death was a cerebral oedema caused by a blow to the head.
41] Cerebral oedema was universal and brain stem herniation was present in almost all.

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