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Related to Cerebral herniation: Tonsillar herniation, Uncal herniation, tentorial herniation, Herniation of the brain


intr.v. her·ni·at·ed, her·ni·at·ing, her·ni·ates
To protrude through an abnormal bodily opening.

her′ni·a′tion n.


(Pathology) pathol an abnormal protrusion; hernia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudesherniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
colpocele, vaginocele - hernia projecting into the vagina
diverticulum - a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)
eventration - protrusion of the intestine through the abdominal wall
exomphalos - an umbilical hernia at birth in which some abdominal organs push into the umbilical cord
diaphragmatic hernia, hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia - hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
inguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males
keratocele - hernia of the cornea
laparocele - hernia through the abdomen
omphalocele, umbilical hernia - protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth


n. herniación, desarrollo de una hernia;
___ of nucleus pulposus___ del núcleo pulposo, prolapso o ruptura del disco intervertebral ___.
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A large defect at the site of the right parietal skull fracture was noted with evidence of external cerebral herniation into the subgaleal space.
Xigris is already contraindicated in patients with active internal bleeding, recent hemorrhagic stroke, recent intracranial or in traspinal surgery or severe head trauma, trauma with an in creased risk of life-threatening bleeding, presence of an epidural catheter, and intracranial neoplasm or mass lesion or evidence of cerebral herniation.
1,2) Allergic reactions to alteplase include anaphylactic reaction, laryngeal edema, orolingual angioedema, rash, uticaria, cerebral edema, cerebral herniation, and seizures.